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William McBride: “Rethinking Philosophy as a Public Discourse” (3/11/12)

William McBride: “Rethinking Philosophy as a Public Discourse” (3/11/12)

  Time: 9:30 – 11:30, March 11, 2013 Location: Moonlight Hall, Ying Jie Exchange Center, Peking University Commentator: Prof. Tu Weiming Organizer: Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies & World Ethics Institute Beijing   Abstract: It is important to celebrate philosophy’s role as a public discourse in a world that can benefit greatly from it. First …


Professor Tu Weiming’s Excellent Lecture at the United Nations Global Forum (2/27/13)

Professor Tu Weiming’s Excellent Lecture at the United Nations Global Forum (2/27/13)

  On the morning of February 27th, 2013, Professor Tu Weiming attended 5th Global Forum at United Nations Alliance of Civilizations in Vienna, Austria and delivered a keynote speech entitled “Making Sense of Intercultural Dialogue in Our Age.” Professor Tu Weiming called for a more pragmatic approach by governments and civil society organizations in reaching …


Michael Roth: “Why Liberal Education Matters” (1/17/13)

Michael Roth: “Why Liberal Education Matters” (1/17/13)

  Time: 10:00 – 11:30, January 17, 2013 Location: Moonlight Hall, Ying Jie Exchange Center, Peking University Guests: Prof. Tu Weiming, Vice-president Li Yansong,  Secretary-General of Beijing Forum Yan Jun Organizers: Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies; World Ethics Institute Beijing; Office of International Relations at Peking University; Beijing Forum   About the speaker: Michael S. …


WEIB Held the Third “Sino-American Dialogue on Core Values” (12/28/12)

WEIB Held the Third “Sino-American Dialogue on Core Values” (12/28/12)

  As the most important developing and developed countries of the world, China and the United States play a critical role in the sustainable development of economics and culture of the human society, and the establishment of common values of the human species. However, as the economic power of China is swiftly rising, and as …


Workshop on the Development Direction of WEIB (10/29/12)

Workshop on the Development Direction of WEIB (10/29/12)

  At 2 p.m. on October 29, 2012, after the opening ceremony of WEIB, Director Tu Weiming and Professor Schlecht, Chair of the KSG foundation, together held a workshop on the development direction of the institute. Professor Bernd Engler, President of the University of Tübingen; Professor Tang Yijie from the Philosophy Department of Peking University; …


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