Prof. Fred Dallmayr and Prof. Tu Weiming found time in the evening of June 10th, 2011 away from a conference organized by Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen ) in Vienna, Austria. They decided to follow up on their previous dialogue (see the video “Dialogue: Fred Dallmayr and Tu Weiming 2009-11-18″ below). This time their dialogue was on prerequisite conditions for a successful dialogue. Fred Dallmayr is Packey J. Dee Professor at the University of Notre Dame. Prof. Tu Weiming is the Director of Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies and a Lifetime Professor of Philosophy Peking University. He is also Professor Emeritus, Harvard University and a Senior Fellow of Asia Center at Harvard University.
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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