Upcoming Buddhist Ethics Conference

Free and open to the public:

Buddhist Ethics
Friday, February 11, 2011, 12:00 to 9:00pm.
Saturday, February 12, 2011, 8:00am to 8:00pm.
Followed immediately by a reception.
West Chester University, Philips Memorial Hall,
Philips Autograph Library, S. High St. at University Ave.

David Loy, Xavier University
"Healing Ecology: Buddhist Reflection on the Eco-Crisis"

    Dr. Loy is interested in the dialogue between Buddhism and modernity. His books include Nonduality: A Study in Comparative Philosophy; Lack and Transcendence: The Problem of Death and Life in Psychotherapy, Existentialism, and Buddhism; and most recently The World Is Made of Stories.

Jin Park, American University
"Ethics of Tension"

    Dr. Park specializes in Zen and Huayan Buddhism, Buddhist-postmodern comparative philosophy, Buddhist ethics, and Buddhism's encounter with modernity in Korea. Her publications include: Buddhism and Postmodernity: Zen, Huayan, and the Possibility of Buddhist Postmodern Ethics (2008) and Makers of Modern Korean Buddhism (ed., 2010).

Charles Johnson, University of Washinton

    Dr. Johnson is a novelist, essayist, literary critic, short story writer, cartoonist, screenwriter, and was the S. Wilson and Grace M. Pollock Endowed Professor of English at the University of Washington. A Ph.D. in philosophy, he is the author of 18 books, among them Turning the Wheel: Essays on Buddhism and Writing (2003).

To register for the conference, please email Charlotte Moore at cmoore@wcupa.edu

For further information contact Frank Hoffman, fhoffman@wcupa.edu or 610.436.2361 or download the conference flier (Word document).

This event is co-sponsored by the GPPC, the West Chester University Philosophy Department, and the Ethnic Studies Institute at West Chester University West Chester University.