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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Dao Rising: Chinese Philosophy Lifts Off in America - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Carlin Romano's look at Sino-American philosophy:
"The signs of Chinese philosophy's U.S. ascent are many. The newer and broader-based journal Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy now vies with Cheng's journal and such venerable publications as Philosophy East and West (edited by Ames) for the latest scholarly work. While the philosophy job market remains challenged in all areas of the discipline, the opportunity to teach Chinese philosophy in the United States, as well as "non-Western philosophy" generally, is no longer a needle-in-a-haystack search. Nonphilosophy departments and university administrators are responding to swelling student interest in all aspects of China..."
Carlin Romano, Dao Rising: Chinese Philosophy Lifts Off in America - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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