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Saturday, April 11, 9 AM - 11:15 AM
Topic: Moral education/cultivation
Chair: Donald Blakeley (University of Hawai'i)

Speaker: Stephen Angle (Wesleyan University)
"A Productive Dialogue: Contemporary Moral Education and Neo-Confucian Virtue Ethics" - Abstract
Commentator: Eric Schwitzgebel (University of California - Riverside)

Speaker: Pauline Lee 李博玲 (Washington University)
"An Ethics of Authenticity 真 - A Comparison of Charles Taylor and Li Zhi 李贄 " - Abstract
Commentator: Yang Xiao 萧陽 (Kenyon College)

Saturday, April 11, 1 - 4 PM
Topic: Virtue and self-regarding attitudes
Chair: Gary Watson (UC - Riverside)

Speaker: Yong Huang 黃勇 (Kutztown University)
"The Self-Centeredness Objection to Virtue Ethics: Zhu Xi's Neo-Confucian Response" - Abstract
Commentator: Thomas Hurka (University of Toronto)

Speaker: Kwong-loi Shun 信廣來 (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
"On Anger: An Experimental Essay in Confucian Moral Psychology" - Abstract
Commentator: Howard Curzer (Texas Tech)

Speaker: Justin Tiwald (San Francisco State University)
"Self-Love, Sympathy, and Virtue: Dai Zhen's Defense of Self-Interest" - Abstract
Commentator: Michael Slote (University of Miami)

Saturday, April 11, 4 - 5 PM
Topic: The psychological foundations of ethical and political philosophy
Chair: Amelie Rorty (National Humanities Center)

Speaker: Kam Por Yu 余錦波 (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
"Su Shi on the Psychological Basis of Morality" - Abstract
Commentator: Tongdong Bai 白彤東 (Xavier University)

Saturday, 6 PM
Reception, open to the public

Sunday, April 12, 9 - 12 PM
Topic: Moral perception
Chair: David S. Nivison (Stanford University)

Speaker: Philip J. Ivanhoe (City University of Hong Kong)
"Moral Perception in McDowell, Wang, and Mengzi" - Abstract
Commentator: Christine Swanton (University of Auckland)

Speaker: JeeLoo Liu 劉紀璐 (California State University-Fullerton)
"Moral Sense, Moral Motivation and the Possibility of Altruism: A Comparative Study of Zhang Zai's and Wang Fuzhi's Moral Psychology" - Abstract
Commentator: Owen Flanagan (Duke University)

Speaker: David Tien 田偉廷 (National University of Singapore)
"Intuitions, Affections, and the Moral Faculty in the Philosophy of Wang Yangming (1472-1529)" - Abstract
Commentator: Edward Slingerland (University of British Columbia)