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.
- May 2011, New Horizons in Eastern Humanism: Buddhism, Confucianism and the Quest for Global Peace
- December 2010, Governance of Life in Chinese Moral Experience–The quest for an adequate life
- April 2010, The Global Significance of Concrete Humanity——Essays on the Confucian Discourse in Cultural China
- The 1st Sinyi Lecture was held on Dec. 8, 2016
- Nov. 26th to Nov. 28th, 2016, The Workshop “Confucianism in the Age of Enlightenment” was held at Peking University
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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
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
The World Philosophy Day 2010 will be held in Iran on 18th November 2010. Tu Weiming, Professor of Philosophy at Peking University, will deliver a keynote address on November 21, 2010 during the three-day event. In his address, Prof. Tu will reflect … Continue reading
According to Beijing Forum Newsletter Vol. 6 No.2, a dialogue between two of the world’s greatest minds Homi Bhabha and Tu Weiming was held at 2010 Beijing Forum on May 20. Download the report.
A Christian-Confucian Dialogue between Prof. Tu Weiming and Professor Jurgen Moltmann at 2010 Beijing Forum. Read more.