Category Archives: Philosophy East and West

Say hello to UH Press at AAS Booth 600

If you’re attending the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference in Toronto March 16-19, 2017, be sure to visit the University of Hawai’i Press at booth 600!

UH Press will have Asian studies books from our latest catalogs on display, as well as copies of the following journals:

We’re also proud to debut three online-only journals at AAS 2017:

Stop by and say hello as you browse through our display copies and catalogs. You may also pick up an order form at our booth or place your orders online at www.uhpress.hawaii.edu.

We look forward to seeing you in cold, snowy Toronto!

Philosophy East and West, vol. 67, no. 1 (2017)

This quarter’s journal of comparative Eastern and Western philosophies includes the following scholarly works:

Special Feature: Joseph Chan’s Confucian Perfectionism

Confucian Authority, Political Right, and Democracy
by Sungmoon Kim

Confucian Justification of Limited Government: Comments on Joseph Chan’s Confucian Perfectionism
by Stephen C. Angle

Institutional Structures and Idealism of Character
by David B. Wong

Education as a Human Right: A Confucian Perspective
by Chenyang Li

Democracy without Autonomy: Moral and Personal Autonomy in Democratic Confucianism
by Yvonne Chiu

On How to Construct a Confucian Democracy for Modern Times (or Why Democratic Practices Must Not Sight of the Ideal)
by Roger T. Ames

Confucian Perfectionism: A Response to Kim, Angle, Wong, Li, Chiu, and Ames
by Joseph Chan

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Early Release Articles: Philosophy East and West

University of Hawai’i Press is proud to present the early release of the following articles from Philosophy East and West: A Quarterly of Comparative Philosophy through a partnership with Project MUSE.

EARLY RELEASE ARTICLES

Browse all abstracts and HTML versions of Philosophy East and West early release articles online here.

Please note: Early release manuscripts have gone through a rigorous peer-review process and will appear in a future issue of the journal. However, articles have not yet been through the full production process and therefore appear in their original manuscript form, which may contain errors. These articles will be removed from the early release page once they are published as part of an issue.

Stay tuned for more early release articles from UH Press journals in 2017.

Philosophy East and West, vol. 66, no. 4 (2016)

This quarter’s journal of comparative Eastern and Western philosophies includes the following scholarly works:

Special Feature: Li Zehou on Michael Sandel

On Li Zehou’s Philosophy: An Introduction by Three Translators
by Paul J. D’Ambrosio, Robert A. Carleo III, and Andrew Lambert

A Response to Michael Sandel and Other Matters
by Li Zehou, translated by Paul J. D’Ambrosio and Robert A. Carleo III Continue reading

Philosophy East and West, vol. 66, no. 3 (2016)

This special issue of Philosophy East and West is dedicated to the inaugural meeting of the World Consortium for Research in Confucian Cultures, convened at the University of Hawai‘i and the East-West Center, October 8-12, 2014, on the theme “Confucian Values in a Changing World Cultural Order,” to explore the contributions of Confucian thought to world culture.

One feature at the inaugural conference was a special panel dedicated to the philosophy of Li Zehou 李泽厚, one of the most renowned and influential philosophers of our time. This dedicated issue opens with the following works on Li Zehou:

Li Zehou and Pragmatism
by Catherine Lynch

Approaches to Global Ethics: Michael Sandel’s Justice and Li Zehou’s Harmony
by Kurtis G. Hagen

Li Zehou’s Lunyu jindu (Reading the Analects today)
by Michael Nylan

Li Zehou’s Reconception of the Confucian Ethics of Emotion
By Jinhua Jia

The issue also includes a new Author Meets Critics section, additional articles,  a comment and discussion section,  and book reviews.

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Philosophy East and West, vol. 66, no. 2 (2016)

This quarter’s journal of comparative philosophy includes the following scholarly works:

Kaśmir to Prussia, Round Trip: Monistic Śaivism and Hegel by J. M. Fritzman, Sarah Ann Lowenstein, and Meredith Margaret Nelson

The Confucian Vision of an Ideal Society Arising out of Moral Emotions, with a Focus on the Sishu daquan by Choi Young-jin and Lee Haeng-hoon Continue reading

UH Press Journal Editor Ames Receives Huilin Culture Award

University of Hawaii News
Roger Ames at the 2016 Huilin Prize Award Ceremony on the campus of Beijing Normal University in China.

University of Hawai’i Press is pleased to announce that Press journal editor Roger Ames has been recognized for his expertise in Chinese philosophy as a recipient of the Huilin Culture Award. Ames, the editor of Philosophy East and West, recently ended his tenure as editor of China Review International over a decade after founding the publication, and accepted the award in Beijing on February 27.

UH News announced the award:

The award committee cited Professor Ames’ extensive work in comparative philosophy, research on Chinese philosophy and his publications on Confucianism, including The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence, Sun Tzu: The Art of War, and a philosophical translation of the Daodejing. Many of his titles have become classics in the study of Chinese philosophy.