World Philosophy Day is annually observed on the third Thursday of November to honor philosophical reflections around the world. It is a day for people to share thoughts, openly explore and discuss new ideas and inspire public debate or discussion on society’s challenges.
World Philosophy Day 2011 is on Thursday, November 17, 2011.
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Monthly Archives: Tuesday December 28th, 2010
Happy New Year! “Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin
Peking University Law School Reports: December 21, 2010, at the joint invitation of associate professor Bin Ling of Peking University Law School and the Charity, Sports and Legal Research Center of Peking University, Professor Tu Weiming and the chief partner of S&P Law Firm Li Qing lectured at Peking … Continue reading
On December 20, 2010, Humanities Foundation of Peking University presented awards to 53 outstanding teachers at its very first awards ceremony. Professor Tu Weiming was one of the professors who received the awards at the event. For a complete report … Continue reading
December 11, 2010 Saturday at 7 pm, Professor Tu Weiming, director of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University and Professor of Harvard University, made a speech on the global development of Confucius Institutes at the 5th Confucius … Continue reading
Fred Dallmayr is Packey J. Dee Professor in the departments of philosophy and political science at the University of Notre Dame. He met with Professor Tu Weiming at the World Philosophy Day in Moscow, Russia in November of 2009. Since … Continue reading
Jagdish Chandra Kapur and Tu Weiming met on 11 July, 2010 to talk about challenges of the modern world and dialogue among civilizations. The meeting took place in a hotel room where Mr. Kapur was staying. As shown in the … Continue reading
Prof. Yuan Weishi, a retired philosophy professor at Zhong Shan University and an expert on China’s modern history, views the “May 4th Movement” as the creative transformation of traditional Chinese. Prof. Tu, on the other hand, believes that the “May 4th Movement” has destroyed the fundamentals of Confucianism. To read about the thought-provoking debate between Tu and Yuan in Chinese, click here. Continue reading
The first session of Confucian text reading was hosted by Prof. Tu Weiming at the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University on Saturday, December 4th, 2010. The first session of Confucian Classics Reading Group was held by Prof. … Continue reading
Tu Weiming (Research Professor and former Harvard-Yenching Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy and of Confucian Studies) was elected titular member of the Institute of International Philosophy (IIP), representing China, by its latest general assembly (held in Paris on September 17). IIP, the oldest … Continue reading