Buddhism and Philosophy: A Workshop with Professor Jay L Garfield
When: 9.30am-5.00pm, 10 August
Where: Deakin Downtown, Level 12 Tower 2, 727 Collins St, Melbourne
In his book Engaging Buddhism, Jay Garfield states that he aimed “to show that we in the West can talk with, not about, philosophers and texts in the Buddhist tradition” . In this day-long workshop, Deakin philosophers and invited speakers respond to this and other philosophical themes from the book. Themes covered include: ethics, phenomenology, meditation, self, personal identity and comparisons and juxtapositions drawn from philosophers Wilfrid Sellars and David Hume.
Jay Garfield (Smith College)
Shaun Nichols (University of Arizona)
Monima Chadha (Monash University)
Sonam Thakchoe (University of Tasmania)
John Powers (Deakin University)
Jack Reynolds (Deakin University)
Cathy Legg (Deakin University)
Leesa Davis (Deakin University)
More details here.
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