HKUST Public Humanities Lectures
119th Lecture -- Zhang Junmai and the Question of Chinese Modernity
[第一百一十九講] 張君勱及其現代性之求索
Zhang Junmai 张君劢 (1886-1969), also known as Carsun Chang, is a towering yet controversial twentieth-century Chinese intellectual figure. This talk will critically explore the development of his thought in the context of his interpretation of Western and Confucian philosophy, constitutional democracy and socialism, and questions of modernity in China.
Eric S. Nelson is Associate Professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has published over seventy articles and book chapters on Continental, Chinese, and Comparative philosophy. He is the author of Chinese and Buddhist Philosophy in early Twentieth-Century German Thought (Bloomsbury, 2017) and is currently working on the early modern German reception of Chinese philosophy from Leibniz to Hegel. He is the co-editor of the Bloomsbury Companion to Heidegger(Bloomsbury, expanded edition 2016), Between Levinas and Heidegger (SUNY Press, 2014), Anthropologie und Geschichte: Studien zu Wilhelm Dilthey aus Anlass seines 100. Todestages (Königshausen & Neumann, 2013), Rethinking Facticity (SUNY Press, 2008), and Addressing Levinas (Northwestern University Press, 2005). He has also edited special topic issues of Frontiers of Philosophy in China and the Journal of Chinese Philosophy.
Speaker(s) Professor Eric S NELSON (埃里克‧尼爾森教授)
Date 25 Mar 2018 (Sunday)
Time 3 - 5 pm
Venue Lecture Hall, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of History
Language English (以英語主講)
Sponsor Hong Kong Museum of History
Remarks Free Admission; first come, first served
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