April 19: Life as Music in Chinese Philosophy

Where: Olin 130

When: Thursday, April 19, 6:30 PM


A promising young scholar in the fields of Chinese philosophy and philosophical aesthetics, Meilin Chinn has studied and been invited to conduct research at the University of Chicago, Peking University and the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, where she will be completing her Ph.D. this spring in philosophy. This talk will address topics such as why art/aesthetics was central to early Chinese philosophy and more specifically to the Confucian idea that music is an ethical practice.

This lecture is presented by the Lecture Series in Asian and Comparative Philosophy.