Taiwan Program – Jan. 2013

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Taiwan program

10 am:  Coffee and Reception of Guests

10.30 Welcome by Officials of the Fo-Guang University

And Chandana Chakrabarti

Session  A

11am-Noon

Chair:  Jonathan Jacobs, John Jay College of  Criminal Justice, CUNY, USA

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

“Justice, Karma and the Self”, Kisor Kumar Chakrabarti, Davis and Elkins College, USA

Break

Session B

1.-2pm

Chair: Chandana Chakrabarti

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

Self, Culture and Justice: the Role of Language”  Viv Edwards, The University of Reading, UK and Akiyo Tung-Chiou Huang,  Fo Guang University, Taiwan

Session C:

2pm- 2.40pm

Chair: Don Habibi, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, USA

Session on Author Meet the Critics:  All participants are invited to join this round table discussion.

Analysis of the Book on “After Secularization:  A Philosophical Study of the Preconditions of Religion”

Perspective Challenge

Tommi lethonen, University of Vaasa, Finland

Plenary Session 1

2.40-3.10pm:” The Dream State:  What Can We Learn from It? A Comparative Study of the Philosophies of Shankara and Descartes,”Linda Mackey, Texas State University, USA

3.10-3.40pm:  “The Accidental Optimist: Schopenhauer, The Veil of Maya, and Moral Philosophy as a Way of Life”, James A Dunson, Xavier University of Louisiana, USA

3.40-4.10pm:  “Liberating Liberation Theologies” J. Angelo Corlett, San Diego State University, USA

4.10-4.30pm : Coffee Break

Session D

4-30-5.50pm

Chair:  Tommi Lehtonen, University of Vaasa, Finland

4.50-5.10pm:“Amartya Sen on Human Rights”, Don Habibi, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, USA4.30-4.50pm: A Multidimensional Perspective of the Anti-globalization  Trend of Thought
,Yanling Xu, Shangdong University, China

5-10-5.30pm:” Time and Marxism: the Case of Li Dazha “Shu-chin Wu, Agnes Scott College, USA

5.30-5.50pm “Fit for the Heart: Heteronomous Self-Realization in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Hé Chuān, Ming Chuan University’s International College, China

5.50pm: Cultural performance:  Susan and her group. Please give a description here

Banquet

January 10

Chair: James Dunson, Xavier University, USA

Session A

9am-Noon

Plenary Session

9-9.30: “Labeling Theory and (Western?) Self  in Huevos de oro (1993) by Bigas Luna”, Cristina Sánchez-Conejero, University of North Texas, USA

9 30-10.am:“Minds and Material Constitution”, James Blackmon, USA

10-10.30-:” Locke Never Forgets Himself” Robin Tapley, Thompson Rivers University, CANADA

10.30-11: “ On the role of experience in knowledge” Samuele Iaquinto, University of Genoa, Italy

11-11.30- Brahmin Christians of Robert de Nobili—Issues of Religious and social Identity, K.R. Sundararajan, Bonaventure University, USA

11.30-12: :” Philosophical Sketches of Consciousness, David Long, California State University, USA

Break

Session B:

1-4pm:

Chair:  Fo-Guang Faculty

1-1.20:  HE SELF EN ROUTE TO SELF-TRANSCENDENCE AND SELF-REALIZATION: EXPLORING THE CONNECTING POINT BETWEEN THE HUMAN AND DIVINE SELF, JENNIFER SLATER, University of South Africa, Pretoria

1.20-1.40pm: Locating the Self via Crisis: An Exploration of Pain in Two Systems of Substance Dualism  Gabrelle Saurage . University of New Mexico, USA

1.40-2pm: pm:“Development and The Golden Rule ”Dr. M. Aqarebparast , Frankfort University, Germany…accept need?

2-2.20-:”  How Free is the Bodhisattva in the Rebirth at Will?”Choong Yoke Meei, Fo Guang University, Taiwan

2.20-2.40pm… “Identity, worms, stages and personal identity”, Fabio Patrone, Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy

2.40-3pm: “Examining Taiwanese EFL Learners’ and Teachers’ Attitude of Various Instructional Activities in Reading Comprehension and Academic Vocabulary” Ya-lin Lu, Fo-Guang University, Taiwan

3-3.20pm: “  Freedom, Self, and Non-Self In Ordinary and Metaphysical Perspectives”

Christian Helmut Wenzel, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

3.20-3.40pm:“The Moral Lesson of Self Development in George MacDonald’s Tale “The Wise Woman, or the Lost Princess: A Double Story” ,Chen-Wei Yu, Fo-Guang University, Taiwan

3.40-4pm:  “On Globalization”, Yolanda Espanio, University of Oporto, Poland

4pm-4.20pm: Coffee Break

Session  C

4.20-4.50pm: “The Object and Objective of Meditative Praxis. Meditative praxis in Buddhism and Tantric Yoga requires concentration on mental “, Justin Hewitson , Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology.

4.50-5.10pm: “Human Rights And Justice: Indian Woman Empowerment”, Rekha Rani, India;;

5.10–5.30-pm Signs and Origins of the West’s ‘easternization”: the case of situational forces” Ke Yu and Elme Vivier, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa

January 11:

Chair: Cristina Sánchez-Conejero, University of North Texas, USA

Session A

Character,Punishment and the Liberal Order”, Jonathan Jacobs,John Jay College of Criminal Justice,CUNY

9-9.40am:

Keynote Address:

Global Technological Society and Future of Mankind: Advances, Implications, and Spiritual, Moral, Ethical and Legal Issues” Narayan C. Debnath, Winona State University

9.40-10.am:“ETHICAL GLEANINGS FROM THE BHAGAVADGITA”, Archana M.Amalkar Jain PU College, India

10-10-10.30: “A Spirituality That Transforms:A Comparative Study between the “Paravritti” in the Lankavatara Sutra and Ken Wilber’s Spiritual Transformations “, ”Su-chen Wu, Fo-Guang University, Taiwan

10-30-10.50am: “Reading between the lines: Muslim Society and the Holy Quran”, Rizwan Rehman, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

10.50-11.10 :“Rights & Obligations of Individuals in the Society, An Islamic Perspective”,Aurang Zeb Azmi,Viswa Bharati University, India

11.10-11.30am; :“ESTABLISHMENT OF POLITICAL IDENTITY A MANUSMRITI PERSPECTIVE”,

11.30-11.50: An Understanding of the Global Market from Indian and Japanese Value Systems. Archana Barua, Asam university,India

Break

Plenary Session

Session B1

1-1.30pm: “Formal Indication as a Proper Research Method for Theology”, Hung Yu-Yuan, University of Leuven……need A

1.30-2pm: ”Late Capitalism As Spectacle”, Deepak Sawhney , St. Mary’s college of Maryland, USA

2; 2.30pm: “Ecoself “Maxine Freed, Central New Mexico Community College, USA

2.30-3pm: “The Vision of Healing Energy in Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Gary Snyder’s Eco-poetry”, Taiwan

3-3.30pm:” J.  Krishnamurti’s Insight:  “You Are the World”, Theodore L. Kneupper ,Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, USA…need A

3.30-4pm:  “The Moral Significance of National Identity”, Hsin-wen Lee, Taiwan

4-4.30: Coffee Break

Session B2

1-1.20 pm“ Wittgenstein on time and emptiness”  Kyriakos Theodoridis   what country

1.20pm-1.40pm:” Democratizing Culture: Communism and the popular in Kerala, Nissim Mannathukkaren, Dalhousie University, Canada

1.40-2pm:: “Liu Xiangnu baojuan and Lay Religious Practice ,Katherine Alexander, University of Chicago,USA

2.2.20pm: “ESTABLISHMENT OF HUMAN IDENTITY THROUGH SANSKRIT DIDACTIC” FABLESSri sunil kumar, India

2.20-2.40pm: ” Personal Identity and Concept of Space in Mahabharata:”-Dr. Rajani Jairam, Jain

College, India

2.40-3pm:  “ Culture and Consciousness:  A Change from Within”  Sangeeta Bansal, Hong Kong Baptist University

3-3.20pm: “ A Defence of Motivational Internalism” Jason Berntsen, Xavier University of Louisiana,USA

3.20-3.40pm: “ Testimony and Responsibility in Levinas’s Thought”, Hanoch Ben-Pazi, Bar Ilan University and Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel

 

3.40-4pm: ‘ The Being in the World Aspect of the Liberated Mind: The Philosophy of Ti,Xiang,Yung in the Awakening of Faitj, Nancy Feng-chu Cheng, China

4-4.30pm: Kalyanmitras,Lanscape: A Holistically Sustainable World View, Huang Wen-Chung, DeLin Institute of Technology,Taiwan

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