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Chinese Philosophy and the Development of Compassion, May 15-17, 2012

CHINESE PHILOSOPHY AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPASSION These upcoming lectures seek to explore the process of moral growth, and of compassion specifically, from the perspective of the ancient philosophical wisdom of Chinese civilization. Lecturer: Professor David Wong Professor Wong has the rare distinction of being a scholar of Confucian ethics who has formal and rigorous […]

March 1, 2012 Foundation News no Comments
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Philomathia establishes the Philomathia Center at UC Berkley

In keeping with it’s longstanding support of environmental research, the Philomathia foundation its pleased to announce the creation of the Philomathia Center at UC Berkeley. This center will facilitate  energy and climate research while fostering learning, innovative thinking and the dissemination of ideas. Philomathia Center programs include a fellows program to recruit talented post-doctoral reseachers to UC Berkeley, […]

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Green Chemistry: Collaborative Approaches & New Solutions, March 24 2011

The Philomathia Foundation hosted the Green Chemistry: Collaborative Approaches & New Solutions as the Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry’s first national conference. First described by Paul Anatas in 1991, Green Chemitry refers to efforts to design chemical products and processes with the aim of reducing or eliminating the formation of hazardous substances. The role of […]

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The Humanities and Public Discourse, November 1, 2011

The dramatic changes to the public funding of higher education in the UK and elsewhere, with their implication that the humanities confer a mainly private benefit, raise serious challenges and questions for those charged with leadership of the humanities. Even where that implication, as in Hong Kong, has not yet had significant direct bearing on […]

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