Confucian Role Ethics: Are We Human Beings or Human Becomings?

Dr. Steve Laumakis (Department of Philosophy)

Date & Time:

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


JRC 126
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

In critique and analysis of Roger Ames' conception of Confucian Role Ethics, Dr. Laumakis will argue that the real difference between the thought of Aristotle and Aquinas and that of Confucius has to do with two different conceptions of the kinds of things we are — human beings or human becomings.

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