Welfare, Sympathy, and Confucianism

The Cross-Cultural Normative Philosophy series will return next Wednesday with a discussion of Welfare, Sympathy, and Confucianism.

“Is Sympathy Naive? Dai Zhen on the Use of Shu to Track Well-Being”, by Justin Tiwald (San Francisco State) is the focus article and Tobias Fuchs (Brown/IIT), who recently published “A Working Test for Well-being” (in Utilitas), will kick off discussion with a critical precis.

If you are interested in idea that care/sympathy/empathy/compassion provides a good guide to well-being, check out Justin’s article HERE, Tobias’ article HERE and stop by next week for the discussion.

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