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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 chair of this committee serves in an ex officio capacity on the committee on inclusiveness in the profession.

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

Committee Reports

2018–2019 report

2017–2018 report

2016–2017 report

2015-2016 report

2014-2015 report 

2013-2014 report

2012-2013 report

2011-2012 report

2010-2011 report

2009-2010 report

2008-2009 report

2007-2008 report

Newsletter on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies

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Chair (2023)
A. M. Nguyen
Member (2021)
Bradford R. Cokelet
Member (2021)
Doil Kim
Member (2022)
Yarran D. Hominh
Member (2022)
Robin R. Wang
Member (2023)
Jonardon Ganeri
Member (2023)
Dien Ho
Newsletter Editor
A. M. Nguyen

 

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