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Committee: Asian & Asian-American Philosophers & Philosophies

Committee Charge

The committee is charged with assessing and reporting on the status of Asians and Asian Americans in the profession. Among its responsibilities are to identify unfair or discriminatory practices and to advise the board and the members of the association of ways in which they may be rectified; to study and propose ways of encouraging and helping Asians and Asian Americans enter the profession; to promote the interaction between Asian and Western philosophical traditions and to help draw out their mutual relevance. The committee seeks to advance teaching and study of Asian and comparative philosophy. It sponsors sessions on Asian philosophy, comparative philosophy, and other relevant topics at divisional meetings.

The committee also publishes the Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies.

Committee Reports

2014 report

2013 report

2012 report

2011 report

2010 report

2009 report

2008 report

Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

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Chair (2017)
Jay L. Garfield
Member (2015)
Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay
Member (2015)
Emily S. Lee
Member (2016)
Bina Gupta
Member (2016)
Leah E. Kalmanson
Member (2017)
Amy Donahue
Member (2017)
Jonathan Y. Tsou
Newsletter Editor
Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay
Newsletter Editor
Jay L. Garfield

 

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