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p4cHI at the 11th East-West Philosophers’ Conference

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The Uehiro Academy was honored to participate in the 11th East-West Philosophers’ Conference from May 24-31st. On Thursday, May 26 Dr. Thomas Jackson, Dr. Ben Lukey, Dr. Amber Strong Makaiau, and Dr. Mitsuyo Toyoda had the opportunity to address the participants at a large plenary session. In their presentation, they gave an overview of the purpose and projects of the Uehiro Academy for Philosophy and Ethics in Education.

On Friday, May 27 Dr. Ben Lukey, Dr. Amber Strong Makaiau, Dr. Taketo Tabata (MUE), and Soichi Kawasaki (MUE) gave a joint presentation titled, “Intellectual Safe Spaces: Philosophy for Children.” Concurrently, Dr. Mitsuyo Toyoda gave a presentation related to the comparative environmental philosophy of J. Baird Callicot.

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