I recently received a note about a job at Occidental College open to scholars specializing in Indian philosophy. Please see the end for contact information. Occidental College is hiring a tenure-track assistant professor to begin Fall 2020. The successful candidate Continue reading
The department of philosophy of the York University in Toronto, Canada, opened a position for Associate Professor whose AOS include Asian Philosophy. The deadline for applying is November the 1st and the position starts in the academic year 2020–2021. You Continue reading
Syllabus Makeover Competition Would you like concrete advice for including multicultural content in a course you teach? If so, please consider sending us: 1) the current reading list for one of your philosophy courses, and 2) general or specific guidelines Continue reading
The APA Committee on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies seeks participants for a roundtable panel on how to teach Asian philosophical text at the AAPT-APA Teaching Hub at the 2020 APA Pacific Division meeting, April 8–29, 2020, in San Continue reading
Here is a new prize competition that may be of interest to some blog readers, especially those working on topics such as theism in Nyāya or Vedānta, atheism in Buddhism or Mīmāṃsā, Cārvāka, Jainism, Kashmir Śaivism, South Asian Islam, Sikhism, Continue reading
Continuing the good news about Canada: Catherine Prueitt has accepted a position in at The University of British Columbia. Congratulations to her and to UBC!
Elisa Freschi and Jonardon Ganeri have both accepted full-time positions at the University of Toronto, with Jonardon becoming the Bimal Matilal Distinguished Professor of Philosophy. This is wonderful news for Indian philosophy in North America! From Leiter’s Blog: The University of Continue reading
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 Continue reading
What to do with comparisons? They are always risky, insofar as one risks to style oneself as an impartial observer while being in fact part of the discussion. Hence, should not one avoid them altogether?
I am very pleased to announce that all five of the lectures from this year in Princeton’s “New Directions in Indian and Comparative Philosophy” series are now online. Please feel free to share the link to the series webpage: http://bit.ly/NDICPprinceton Continue reading