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Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies

AOI LECTURE: Body and Mind in Early China: Embodied Cognition, Digital Humanities, and the Project of Comparative Philosophy

Full Video of the AOI Lecture 2020


Prof. Dr. Edward Slingerland (University of British Columbia)

Date, Time and Venue

Monday, 19th October 2020, 17:00–19:00 CEST


It is commonly claimed that mind-body dualism is entirely foreign to China—or “the East” more gener­ally. In his lecture, Professor Slingerland will embrace an embodied view of human cognition and will use digital humanities methods to demonstrate that und how the early Chinese saw the mind and body as separate.

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