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Humans Must Conquer Nature: Philosophical and Religious Sources of China’s Anti-Environmental Ideology
(Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Shanghai, 2010)
Traditional Chinese philosophy is well known for its monistic cosmology in which heaven, earth, and human beings are mutually implicated in an evolving organic process known as the Way (dao). This vision is broadly shared ...
Nature in Chinese Traditions of Thought
A survey of key themes and debates in Chinese philosophy and religion relating to the concept of nature.
Monitory Democracy and Ecological Civilization in the People’s Republic of China
In what sense can religious values and institutions in China be seen as elements of civil society that have the function of challenging and monitoring the interests, values and actions of the state? To answer this question, ...
Connecting Religion and Ecology
Religion, Nature and Modernization in China
(Leiden University Press, 2010)
Overcoming a Culture of Whiteness: Remaking Queen’s University as a First Nations Thirdspace
This thesis addresses the perennial difficulties faced by Queen’s University’s administration in its failings to recognize the importance of an adequate contemporary First Nations presence within any twenty-first century ...
A Critique of Critical Race Theory: a Textual Analysis of the ‘Mr. Gaijin’ Mask
The thesis suggests the toy-like mask of a white man, ‘Hello, Mr. Gaijin,’ as a site of analysis where the culture of racisms is (re)produced in the specific context of contemporary Japan. Sold as a gig gift in Japan, the ...
Terrance Houle and Adrian Stimson: Exploring Indigenous Masculinities
The exhibition “Terrance Houle & Adrian Stimson: Exploring Indigenous Masculinities” showcased the performance art of Terrance Houle (Blood/Ojibway) and Adrian Stimson (Siksika) at the Union Gallery in Kingston, Ontario ...
RELS-235* Religion and Environment: Or how I learned to stop worrying about my lectures and love my students
This paper reflects on my experience of teaching a 200-level interdisciplinary course on “Religion and the Environment” which fulfilled requirements for students in religious studies and environmental studies. The course ...
Nature, Impersonality, and Absence in the Theology of Highest Clarity Daoism
This essay describes salient features of the theological vision of the Way of Highest Clarity (Shangqing Dao), a Daoist religious movement that began in the late fourth century of the common era. The tradition emphasized ...