The 21st ICR Seminar

The 21st ICR seminar will be held at Humanity and Social Science Building at University of Tsukuba on December 12 (Sat).  We will invite Professor Masayuki Sato from Taiwan University to have a lecture on   “East Asia Ethics and Philosophy”.  No entry fee or pre-registration is needed, so please feel free to join us!


“Xunzi Reiji Theory, the Foundation of East Asia  Politics,  Society and Ethics Traditon”

:December 12 (Sat) 2015     16:30-18:00
Place: Humanity and Social Science Building  A101
Lecturer:Professor Masayuki Sato (Taiwan University Faculty of Philosophy)

※This seminar is cosponsored by International and Advanced Japanese Studies and ICR at University of Tsukuba
※Entry fee is free and pre-registration is unnessary.   Students and people outside the university are welcomed!

1965 Born in Kanagawa, graduated from Aoyama University, faculty of International Economics. MD Taiwan University (politics) and Soul University (politics) and Ph.D. Sinological Institute, (philosophy). Lecturer at Leiden University, assistant professor at Taiwan University and now professor of philosophy at Taiwan University. The main research theme is Chinese ancient philosophy, especially on Xunzi Reiji’s political philosophy and ancient political philosophy.  Also speciall interested in research history of Chinese philosophy.  Literary Works: The Confucian Quest for Order: The Origin and Formation of the Political Thought of Xun Zi (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2003)