Four Seasons Debate

  • Confucius Academy Spring Debate 2019

    The debate topic of Confucius Academy Spring Debate 2019 held on April 13, 2019 was “Li Bai is Very Angry: Can AI Write Poetry?” triggering the sensitive nerve related to the future of mankind once again. At the debate, Professor Yan Shoucheng of Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, Professor Chen Yuehong of Southern University of Science and Technology of China, Professor Wang Zhaopeng of South-Central University For

  • 2019 Confucius Academy Autumn Debate

    On September 22, the 2019 Confucius Academy Autumn Debate was held in Guiyang Confucius Academy. Han Jingtai, Distinguished Professor of Beijing Language and Culture University, Zuo Dongling, Professor of Capital Normal University, and He Jun, Distinguished Professor of Fudan University, attended as the debate guests and launched a wonderful debate on the topic of “Did Neo-Confucianism suppress or stimulate Chinese people’s thoughts and feelings?”. Liao Kebin, Professor of Department of Chinese Language and Literature of Peking University, served as the academic host.

  • 2019 Confucius Academy Summer Debate

    On June 6, 2019, the Confucius Academy Summer Debate jointly hosted by the Cultural Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy, the Guangming Daily and the International Confucian Association took place with the theme focused on “Tianxia天下as a New World System and the Confucian Tradition”. The organizers invited three internationally renowned scholars as debate guests: Professor Zhao Tingyang, the proposer of the Tianxia System theory, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and senior research fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, Professor Wang Rongrong of Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA, and Professor Gan Chunsong of the Department of Philosophy at Peking University. Yao Xinzhong, a philosophy professor at Renmin University of China, acted as the academic chair of the debate.

  • 2018 Confucius Academy Winter Debate Held

    On December 1, the 2018 Confucius Academy Winter Debate was held in Guiyang. DONG Ping, Director of Institute of Chinese Ideology and Culture of Zhejiang University, SUN Xiangchen, Dean of the School of Philosophy of Fudan University, and DAI Maotang, Dean of the School of Philosophy of Hubei University unfolded their debate themed “Can‘Human-Beast Distinction’ in Confucianism Be Applied to Robots”.

  • 2018 Confucius Academy Summer Debate

    On July 19, the 2018 Confucius Academy Summer Debate was held. The theme in current debate was “Which is more important between group consciousness and individual consciousness?” XU Jilin, Distinguished Professor of Zijiang Scholar Program, East China Normal University, LIU Qing, Professor of Department of Politics

  • 2017 Confucius Academy Autumn Debate Held

    On September 29, the 2017 Confucius Academy Autumn Debate was held. WU Genyou, Dean of School of Philosophy, Wuhan University and Distinguished Professor of the Yangtze River Scholar Program with the Ministry of Education, XIAO Wei, Professor of Philosophy of Tsinghua University and Expert of Contemporary Feminism Philosophy

  • 2017 Confucius Academy Winter Debate Held Experts Discussed Contemporary Significance of Taoist Culture

    On December 3, the 2017 Confucius Academy Winter Debate was held at Confucius Academy. Four scholars from Beijing Normal University, Xiamen University, Sichuan Normal University, and Jiangxi Normal University, unfolded the debate on “Taoist Ideas and Social Life”. ZHAN Shichuang, Dean of Lao Tzu Research Institute, Sichuan University, hosted the debate.

  • 2018 Confucius Academy Spring Seminar Discussion of Experts on Regional Learnings

      On April 30, 2018 Confucius Academy Spring Seminar is held at Confucius Academy. WU Guang, Researcher of Zhejiang Academy of Social Sciences, Professor of Remin University of China, School of Chinese Classics, ZHANG Xinmin, Honorary Dean of Chinese Academy of Classical Learning with Guizhou University, ZHU Hanmin, Dean of School of Chinese Classics with Hunan University Yuelu Academy, LIU Xuezhi, Senior Professor with Philosophy

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