We are pleased to welcome Daniel Bell, Confucian scholar and author of a new book, China’s New Confucianism, as a discussion on Confucianism as a political model for China today. Please join us for a discussion of whether Confucianism could be considered a religion, Confucian views on freedom of the press, Confucian-inspired bonding over karaoke, and more.
Date: Tue, Dec 2, 2008
Venue: private function room (upstairs), Paddy O’Shea’s (address and map attached)
Entrance: members free, non-members 50 rmb
Bar deal: 30% off all drinks
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About the speaker:
Daniel Bell is a professor of political philosophy at Tsinghua University, where he is the only foreign professor in the philosophy department. He has lived in Hong Kong and China since 1995. He graduated from McGill and received his Masters and PhD from Oxford. His latest book, China’s New Confucianism, was published in 2008