ERIC HUTTON portrait
  • Professor, Philosophy
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Presentations

  • “Extended Knowledge and Confucian Tradition,” Conference on Extended Knowledge, University of Edinburgh. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2014.
  • “Why Virtue Ethicists Should Love Rules: Xunzi on Ritual,” guest lecture for NEH Summer Seminar, “Traditions Into Dialogue: Confucianism and Contemporary Virtue Ethics,” Wesleyan University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2008.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • China
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
  • Italy
  • Taiwan

Publications

  • "Extended Knowledge and Confucian Tradition." In Extended Epistemology, ed. J. Adam Carter, Andy Clark, Jesper Kallestrup, S. Orestis Palermos, and Duncan Pritchard, p. 177–94. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Published, 05/2018.
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  • Dao Companion to the Philosophy of Xunzi (Dordrecht: Springer). Published, 11/2016.
  • Translation: "The Xunzi in Edo Japan" (《荀子》在江戶日本, originally by Lan Hung-Yueh 藍弘岳) in Dao Companion to the Philosophy of Xunzi, ed. Eric L. Hutton (Dordrecht: Springer). Published, 11/2016.
  • "Xunzi on Music" (co-authored with James Harold) in Dao Companion to the Philosophy of Xunzi, ed. Eric L. Hutton (Dordrecht: Springer). Published, 11/2016.
  • "Xunzi on Moral Psychology" in Dao Companion to the Philosophy of Xunzi, ed. Eric L. Hutton (Dordrecht: Springer). Published, 11/2016.
  • "Ethics in the Xunzi" in Dao Companion to the Philosophy of Xunzi, ed. Eric L. Hutton (Dordrecht: Springer). Published, 11/2016.
  • Review of Loubna El Amine, Classical Confucian Political Thought: A New Interpretation, in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. Published, 01/2016.
  • “Confucius,” entry for Oxford Bibliographies Online, philosophy list. Edited by Duncan Pritchard. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. (DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780195396577-0290). Published, 08/2015.
    http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/...
  • “Xunzi and Virtue Ethics” in Besser-Jones, Lorraine and Slote, Michael, eds. Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics. New York: Routledge, 2015. Published, 04/2015.
  • Xunzi: The Complete Text (a full English translation) Princeton University Press, 2014. Published, 10/2014.
  • “Un-Democratic Values in Plato and Xunzi” in Polishing the Chinese Mirror: Essays in Honor of Henry Rosemont, Jr. Chandler, Martha and Littlejohn, Ronnie, eds. New York: Global Scholarly Publications, 2008. Published, 2008.
  • “Han Feizi’s Criticism of Confucianism and its Implications for Virtue Ethics” in Journal of Moral Philosophy 5:3 (2008), pp. 423-453. Published, 2008.
  • Review of Kurtis Hagen, The Philosophy of Xunzi: A Reconstruction. Dao Vol. 6(4), 417-421. Published, 12/2007.