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A New Perspective on Confucian Ideology: Ideological Core of Timing and Ecological Ethics

May 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

Wang Xingguang, Professor of History, Zhengzhou University
Tuesday, May 15
4:00-5:00 pm
Confucius Institute, 113 UB Commons, North Campus
Free and open to the public

Confucius had many important ideas about ecology, including love and reverence for nature, learning spirituality from nature, and giving benevolence to all creation. Professor Wang will outline the significance of Confucius’s ecological ethics and address the practical significance for the contemporary world.

Wang Xingguang is a professor in the School of History at Zhengzhou University. He is director of the Research Center of History of Science and Technology, vice chairman of the History of Science and Technology Association of Henan, and vice president of the Yellow River Culture Research Association. Professor Wang focuses his research on Chinese history, Confucian culture, history of science, and environmental history. Professor Wang has received more than 10 provincial scientific research awards and has received such honorary titles as the Henan Province Youth Science and Technology Award, Outstanding Philosophic and Social Science Scholar of Henan Province, and Outstanding Supervisor of Doctoral Dissertation of Henan Province.

Details

Date:
May 15, 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Confucius Institute, University at Buffalo
Phone:
716-645-9090
Email:
ubci@buffalo.edu
Website:
www.confuciusinstitute.buffalo.edu

Venue

Confucius Institute
113 UB Commons
Buffalo, NY 14228 United States
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Phone:
716-645-9090
Website:
www.confuciusinstitute.buffalo.edu