Webinars from Scripps College

Scripps College’s Humanities Institute is offering two free Zoom webinars.

At 4 p.m. Thursday, November 5, the University of Vermont’s Sin yee Chan presents “Self-Realization in Confucianism and Daoism.”

Ms. Chan’s research interests are in the areas of Chinese philosophy, ethics, and the emotions. She employs the tools of analytical philosophy to analyze, criticize and develop Chinese ethical ideas, especially those of ancient Confucian philosophers such as Mencius and Confucius himself.

Click on this link to join the webinar: https://scrippscollege.zoom.us/j/98080147334.

A second webinar, “The Aztec’s ‘Tri-Partite Soul’ and Its Ethical Implications,” with Sebastian Purcell, from SUNY Cortland, takes place at 4 p.m. Thursday, November 12.

Mr. Purcell’s research recovers the ancient wisdom of Greek and Aztec philosophy to help us lead better, happier lives. Venues as diverse as the BBC, Business Insider, and Aeon have featured or covered his work.

He lives in upstate New York, where he directs the honors program at SUNY Cortland. Click on this link to join the webinar: https://scrippscollege.zoom.us/j/92592879399.



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