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Call for Papers: SACP Panels at APA Pacific Division

APA Pacific Division, 2016
San Francisco, CA (Westin St. Francis), March 30-April 2, 2016

The Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy invites submissions to be considered for inclusion in panels at the upcoming APA Pacific Division Meeting. Submissions focusing on any area of Asian and/or Comparative philosophy will be considered. Both individual papers and completed panel proposals are encouraged.

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CFP: The Society for the Study of Philosophy and the Martial Arts

The Society for the Study of Philosophy and the Martial Arts is seeking abstracts for papers to be presented on the group program of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association meeting in San Francisco, 3/30/2016 – 4/3/2016.   Submissions in all areas of philosophical inquiry that can bear on martial arts theory and practice are welcome.  A selection of some previous abstracts can be found here:  Please submit abstracts to by September 25,2015.

CFP: SACP Panel at SAAP 2016


SACP Panel at the Annual 2016 Meeting of
The Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy
Benson Hotel, Portland, Oregon; March 3-5, 2016
Due Date: October 15, 2015

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CFP – The 11th East-West Philosophers’ Conference: “Place”

The 11th East-West Philosophers’ Conference: “Place”
Wednesday, May 25 – Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Hosted by the University of Hawai’i.

Humanity takes up space. In this, humanity is no different from other species. Humanity also purposefully transforms space, but is not unique in doing so. Other species also reshape the spaces they occupy to serve their purposes: birds create nests, bees create hives and beavers create dams. What seems to be uniquely human is the disposition to qualitatively transform spaces into places that are charged with distinctive kinds of significance.

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President’s Report for the Society of Asian and Comparative Philosophy 2015

Forty-seven years after its first meeting, the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy continues to play an important role in creating avenues of philosophical dialogue between cultural traditions. In the past six years, during the presidencies of Peimin Ni, Roger T. Ames and myself, the Society has begun to expand to more national and international venues, established sessions at a broader range of professional meetings, introduced our Society to potential new members through social media, structured its conferences so as to put Asian traditions of thought into dialogue with one another as well as comparatively with western traditions, and attempted to integrate wider varieties of traditions into its conferences. In order to flourish, expand the membership and hopefully establish the Society as a truly global one, it is hoped these trends will continue and be strengthened in the coming years.

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