Professor Robin R. Wang: “Yinyang: The Way of Ways”

Thursday, October 16 2014, University of King’s College Event, Halifax, NS, 7pm, in KTS Lecture Hall. On October 16 2014, Professor Robin R. Wang (Loyola Marymount University) will be giving a public lecture at King’s College titled “Yinyang: The Way of Ways”. The talk will focus on the concept of “yin-yang” in Chinese thought and culture, exploring the intellectual and historical significance of this popular symbol across the world. The public lecture is based on Professor Wang’s book Yinyang: The Way of Heaven and Earth in Chinese Thought and Culture (Cambridge University… Read More

University of King’s College Lecture “Re-writing the history of science & philosophy in late colonial India” by Dr. Dhruv Raina

Part 2 in the 2014 Lecture Series Centuries of Dialogue: Asia and the West Contemporary Studies, Early Modern Studies & History of Science and Technology Programmes University of King’s College will be hosting Thursday October 2nd a public lecture entitled Re-writing the history of science & philosophy in late colonial India by Dr. Dhruv Raina, Professor of History and Philosophy of Science and Education and Honorary Director, Indian Council for Social Science Research, Northern Regional Centre at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The lecture will focus on the Indian reception of Western… Read More

The Meaning of Being at Home Part 2 (Update)

I briefly mentioned in a previous written entry that my own private philosophical works have been spent thinking about the meaning of what it is to be at home. I was interested in the different ways we could speak of our sense of being at home, how each affects the normative significance it has in terms of how things matter to me and how this matters to institutions and governments, indeed for thinking not only about major social global issues of the past, the present, and future, but also, perhaps more or less philosophically,… Read More

Prizes & Honors in Philosophy: Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada

Click here for the official website of the RSC. In this fifth feature of our #prizes in philosophy series, we take a look at the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada — an honor granted by the Royal Society of Canada, on an annual basis, for their “remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life”. Created in 1882 by Canada’s Governor General Marquis of Lorne and incorporated in 1883 by a statute of the Parliament of Canada, over 3700 scholars have since… Read More

The 2nd Quarter Report for © Integrating Horizons

by Charles Dumais, B.A., M.A., Writer and Editor in Chief There’s been such a range of perspectives covered in these first two quarters of 2014. © Integrating Horizons, the project of this very website which I started in February of this year, continues the conversations as well as the dialogues and reflections that seek to further explore the interdisciplinary and practical relations of the field of philosophy to shared global problems — those that have been articulated at conferences and public events. I found that it was almost always the case that… Read More