Epistemology and Comparative Philosophy in Confluence and the APA Blog

At the beginning of the month, there was an interdisciplinary conference in Kanazawa, Japan–the International Conference on Ethno-Epistemology – Culture, Language, and Methodology. Jonardon Ganeri gave a keynote presentation, “Pluralism about Epistemic Cultures” and Anand Vaidya, along with Purushottama Billimoria, gave Continue reading

Interview with Mark Siderits, a guest post by Debajyoti Gangopadhyay* (part 2)

Debajyoti Gangopadhyay: Let us now turn towards the concept of śūnyatā in Buddhist Philosophy. Śūnya had been famously advocated by Nāgārjuna as going even beyond the catuṣkoṭi —the four possible state of affairs advocated by the Buddha, so that given Continue reading

Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy Annual Conference (June 2-5, 2016)

Malcolm Keating recently posted here on the blog about the East-West Philosophers’ Conference, which concluded yesterday.  For those remaining in Honolulu, or just arriving, there is another conference starting tomorrow: the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy Annual Conference.  The Continue reading

Interview with Mark Siderits, a guest post by Debajyoti Gangopadhyay* (part 1)

(This dialog is part of the Dialog mission, about which see here and this post) Debajyoti Gangopadhyay: Professor Siderits, you are widely acclaimed for your contribution in Buddhist Philosophy. What precisely motivated you to study Philosophy in Asia? The Question Continue reading

Leiden Indian Philosophy Symposium (LIPS1)

Posted on behalf of Lucas den Boer: May 20, 2016 – at Leiden University. More details available at https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/events/2016/05/leiden-indian-philosophy-symposium-lips    The conference focuses on philosophical problems in the Indian tradition. Alex Watson (Ashoka University) will deliver a keynote on “God, Continue reading