Comparative and Continental Philosophy Circle, Leiden, Netherlands (May 23-25, 2019)

The Comparative and Continental Philosophy Circle takes place this week (May 23-25) at Leiden University in the Netherlands.  More details here.

There are a number of presentations scheduled on Indian philosophy and related areas, including the following.  I am looking forward to it!

Advaitan Non-Dualism and/vs Merleau-Pontian Non-Dualism / Drew Leder, Loyola University Maryland, USA 

Giving as Abandoning: Generosity in Śāntideva’s Bodhisattva Manuals / Stephen Harris, Leiden University, The Netherlands 

“That Which Is Born Generates Its Own Use”: Giorgio Agamben and Karma / Steven DeCaroli, Goucher College, USA 

Preface to A Buddhist-Communist Manifesto: Emptiness, Dharma, Sangha (Buddha, Mao, Badiou) / Bill Martin, DePaul University, USA 

Jayarāśi’s Skepticism as an Irreligious Way of Life / Ethan Mills, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA

Why the Study of Indian Philosophy Cannot Be Apolitical: An Analysis of a Dispute at the 17th World Sanskrit Conference / Lucas den Boer, Leiden University, The Netherlands 

Hinduism and Radical Theology / Alina N. Feld, Hofstra University, USA 

Dharmakīrti on Argumentation and Rules for Debates: Polemics with Nyāya / Agnieszka Rostalska, Ghent University, Belgium, and Leiden University, The Netherlands 

Offerings of Resistance: A Benjaminian Ethics of Merit-Making in Theravada Buddhism / Sokthan Yeng, Adelphi University, USA 

Comparative Philosophy of Mind: Indian and Western / Sikander Gilani, University of Texas at Austin, USA 

Being in the In-Between: Death, Life, and the Bardo in Tibetan Buddhism / Jessica Locke, Loyola University Maryland, USA 

Mandalas, Truth and the Philosophy of the Self / James Pearson, Leiden University, The Netherlands 

Dialogue and Dialectic in the Mahābhārata: The Case of Bhīṣṃa’s Vows / Brian Black, Lancaster University, UK 


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