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Wansha Philosophy Salon

Wansha Philosophy Salon

We are running a Chinese/English public philosophy salon in Tainan.

Music is Joy

Music is Joy

On Xunzi, Plato, music, and bodily joy

Looking for Wisdom in Taiwan

Looking for Wisdom in Taiwan

We're now based in Tainan: city of food, stories and philosophy!

Combat, Play and Aesthetic Experience: Three Metaphors of Philosophy

Combat, Play and Aesthetic Experience: Three Metaphors of Philosophy

Is philosophy a kind of play? Is it a kind of combat? Or is it a kind of aesthetic experience? Thoughts on Sarah Mattice and Michel Serres.

Weaving the Net of Argument

Weaving the Net of Argument

Three stories of women philosophers in the ancient world weaving arguments to challenge their male contemporaries. Gārgī Vācaknavī in India, Hipparchia in Greece, and Jing Jiang in China.

On the Virtues of Cats

On the Virtues of Cats

John Gray's Feline Philosophy, Daoism and a medieval Chinese debate on the virtues of cats.