Here you can reed the papers of the three finalists of Young Scholar Award EACP 2016 Vilnius 


 Joseph Ciaudo, Inalco (ASIEs), Paris and Universite de Strasbourg (G.E.O.) - How Bergson’s “intuition” became moral in China: Inquiry into a philosophical creative translation

 Richard J. Sage, LMU Munich - Annihilation of the heart – The ideal of non-perception in the Liezi

Yuan Ai, University of Oxford - Understanding Filial Piety in the Zhuangzi

The winner of the Award will be chosen by the board of the EACP and will be announced during the closing ceremony of the conference.

The aim of the Young Scholar Award is to encourage and help young scholars (MA, PhD candidates, and young PhD’s, who have been awarded with the degree after June 9, 2015) to join community of researchers in the field of comparative and Chinese philosophy. At the same time, the Award is set as a platform for young scholars to present and exchange their ideas and to receive a valuable feedback from the established researchers in the field.

Candidates for the Award are asked to submit an abstract ( AND a summary (please send it to ; up to 3 pages, 12pt Times New Roman, 1.5 spacing, standard page layout) of their finished paper or research in-progress (research paper, MA thesis, PhD dissertation/project, etc.). The summary should explain the objectives, methodology, confirmed or tentative results of the research. The abstract and the summary have to be written in English. The research submitted for the Award has to be in the field of Chinese philosophical and/or religious thought, or comparative philosophy. The deadline for abstract and summary submission is January 10, 2016.

By March 4, 2016, the organizers of EACP Vilnius 2016 conference will select three summaries to the final round of the Award. The authors of the selected summaries will be asked to send in the whole article-length research paper by April 8, 2016. The papers have to be written in English. Then these papers will be submitted to the authoritative scholar in the field for a review. The three authors will be invited to present their papers in the special panel of the EACP Vilnius 2016 conference on June 9-11, 2016. The winner of the Award will be chosen by the board of the EACP and will be announced during the conference.

The summaries and any questions should be sent to , with the heading “EACP Young Scholar Award”. 

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