Author Archives: The Integrity Project

Xunzi on integrity of langauge

Picking up on a passage in Confucius (Kongzi) on the ‘rectification of names’, Xunzi (later 3rd C. b.c.e.) argues at length for the importance of integrity in language, in Chapter 22 ‘On Correct Naming’ (tr. Ivanhoe and Van Norden). In … Continue reading

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Zhuangzi on Integrity

Zhuangzi (4th C. b.c.e.) is often riddling and provocative. Here he is on the topic of integrity. The imagined conversation is between Yan Hui, who plans to go to a disordered state in order to advise the ruler there and … Continue reading

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Integrity in Academia

In defence of integrity in thinking as a vital moral value and public good: (to skip the introduction, start at about 9.30) Enjoy!

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Saints & Madmen, more news

there is another radio-broadcast about „Saints and Madmen“ being aired tonight (Thursday 12 June) at 20:10 (German time, 19.10 GST) at „Deutschlandfunk“. If you are interested, you could listen to it on the live-stream to be found on: where … Continue reading

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Saints & Madmen in the news

The Integrity Project’s international conference Saints & Madmen: Integrity at its Limits, hosted in conjunction with the Einstein Forum, got a little bit of notice in the German media: Deutschland Radio covered the conference: The event was also covered … Continue reading

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Einstein Forum conference brochure

The Einstein Forum have released a conference brochure for our Saints and Madmen conference. You can download it from their website or below.  

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Conference Poster available for download

Please download our conference poster and help us to spread the word about our fantastic June conference. If you’d like us to send you a printed version, we’d be happy to do so.

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Full programme and abstracts for ‘Saints and Monsters’

Visit the Saints and Madmen conference page (here) for the full programme of talks and workshops, along with abstracts and biographies. Let us know what you think — we are really excited …

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CONF: “Here I stand, I can do no other” – Dimensions of Practical Necessity

June 20-21, 2014 Venue: Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen, (KWI), Gartensaal ( Financed by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Hosts: Dr. Katharina Bauer and Prof. Dr. Corinna Mieth (Chair for Practical Philosophy), Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

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Integrity Lost and Regained – Thank you!

Thank you to all the participants in Integrity Lost, Integrity (Re)gained: Social Pressures and Institutional Structures. The contributions and discussions provided valuable seeds for further discussion and we hope we’ll be able to bring you news of new collaborations and … Continue reading

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