‘Confucianism and Human Nature’ talk is Thursday St. Thomas Newsroom November 16, 1999 Is human nature good or evil? How did Confucianism, originally an ethical system, later come to grips with deeper theoretical questions about human nature and the physical universe? Professor Hye-Kyung Kim, from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will address these questions in a philosophy colloquium at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in Room 301, Aquinas Hall. Her presentation will be “Confucianism and Human Nature.”Kim, a native of Korea, has studied at Ewha Woman’s University in Seoul, at the National University of Athens and at Marquette University where she recently completed her Ph.D. with a dissertation on Aristotle. Her interests lie both in Asian philosophy and in Western philosophy, especially ancient Greek and medieval philosophy.Everyone interested is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.