Confucian humanism topic of April 18 lecture
Dr. Tu Weiming, chair professor of Chinese history and philosophy at Harvard University and Distinguished Lifetime Professor of Philosophy at Peking University, will present a talk, "An Interreligious Perspective on Confucian Humanism," at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, 2011 in the Fetzer Center's Putney Lecture Hall. The lecture is open to the public free of charge.
Dr. Tu will attempt to present Confucianism as a spiritual humanism that seeks to integrate self, community, nature, and Heaven into a coherent ecumenical vision for human flourishing. Confucian humanism in the 21st century can play a significant role as a mediating theory and practice in the dialogue among world religions.
The lecture will be sponsored by the Timothy Light Center for Chinese Studies. For more information, write email@example.com or visit the Light Center website.