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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

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

Upcoming Events
APA Lecture by Jennifer Lackey
Friday, November 22, 2019
Nomination deadline for the 2020 Lebowitz Prize
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Application deadline for the 2020–2021 Edinburgh Fellowship
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Nomination deadline for the 2020 Book Prize
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Deadline to apply to be an APA nominee for the Whiting Programs
Saturday, January 25, 2020

Recent Blog Activity
A History of Chinese Political Thought
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A History of Classical Chinese Thought
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Metaphor and Metaphilosophy: Philosophy as Combat, Play, and Aesthetic Experience
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Making Space for Knowing: A Capacious Approach to Comparative Epistemology
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Three Pillars of Skepticism in Classical India: Nagarjuna, Jayarasi, and Sri Harsa
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The fall 2019 APA newsletters are available
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Associate Chair (2020)
A. M. Nguyen
Chair (2020)
Brian J. Bruya
Member (2020)
Julianne N. Chung
Member (2020)
Monika Kirloskar-Steinbach
Member (2021)
Bradford R. Cokelet
Member (2021)
Doil Kim
Member (2022)
Yarran D. Hominh
Member (2022)
Robin R. Wang
Newsletter Editor
A. M. Nguyen

 

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