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Durham University

Department of Philosophy

Philosophy in Cross-Cultural Context

Durham University

IAS Seminar Room

Palace Green



11th July 2013


09.00 Tea and coffee and welcome


09.15 ‘Is Demythologizing Buddhism a Wittgensteinian Project?’

Mikel Burley (Leeds)


10.15 ‘Reincarnation and Theodicy’

Anastasia Scrutton (Leeds)


11.15 Tea and coffee


11.30 ‘Daoism, Nature, and the Good Life’

David E. Cooper (Durham)


12.30 ‘Buddhist Conceptions of Compassion’

Simon P. James (Durham)


13.30 Lunch

 Lotus Lounge?


15.00 ‘Buddhism, Science, and Soteriology’

Ian James Kidd (Durham)


16.00 ‘Watsuji’s Phenomenology of Social Space’

Joel Krueger (Durham)


17.00 Tea and coffee


17.30 ‘Political Justice: Lessons From Indian Philosophy’

 Thom Brooks (Durham)


18.30 Close