Mr Waldemar Brys

Mr Waldemar Brys

Casual Academic
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School of Humanities & Languages

I work on epistemology and normative ethics in classical Chinese philosophy.

  • Book Chapters | 2023
    Brys W, 2023, 'Epistemology in the Mencius', in Dao Companion to the Philosophy of Mencius, pp. 491 - 514, http://10.0.3.239/978-3-031-27620-0_25
    Book Chapters | 2022
    Brys W, 2022, 'The Epistemology of Mengzian Extension', in Lai KL (ed.), Knowers and Knowledge in East-West Philosophy Epistemology Extended, Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, pp. 43 - 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-79349-4_3
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Brunozzi P; Brys W, 2023, 'Target-centred virtue ethics: Aristotelian or Confucian?', Inquiry: an interdisciplinary journal of philosophy, pp. 1 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0020174X.2023.2220125
    Journal articles | 2023
    Brys W, 2023, 'Doing What You Really Want: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mengzi', British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 31, pp. 137 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09608788.2022.2121263
    Journal articles | 2023
    Brys W, 2023, 'Extending Kindness: A Confucian Account', Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 104, pp. 511 - 528, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/papq.12429
    Journal articles | 2023
    Brys W, 2023, 'Virtuous actions in the Mengzi', British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 31, pp. 2 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09608788.2022.2101431
    Journal articles | 2022
    Brys W, 2022, 'The Difference Between Ren and Yi: Mengzi’s Anti-Guodianism at 6A4-5', Sophia, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11841-022-00926-z
  • Conference Presentations | 2022
    Brys W, 2022, 'Translating Epistemic Terms in Zhu Xi', presented at British Society for the History of Philosophy Annual Conference 2022, University of Edinburgh, 21 April 2022 - 23 April 2022

UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship (2019 - 2023)

Travel Grant of the Freie Universität Berlin (2019)

Chinese Government Scholarship (Cooperative Program with Provinces & Autonomous Regions) (2016 - 2018)

UNSW HDR Research Output Award 2023

UNSW HDR Research Output Award 2022

UNSW HDR Research Output Award 2021

Publications

Forthcoming / in-print:

  • "Knowing-to in Wang Yangming." In Oxford Handbook of Chinese Philosophy, edited by Justin Tiwald. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
     
  • "Mengzi." In The Blackwell Companion to Epistemology, edited by Kurt Sylvan, Matthias Steup, Jonathan Dancy & Ernest Sosa, 3rd ed. Wiley-Blackwell.

 

2023

2022

 

Conference Presentations

2023

  • 14.04. "Mengzian Knowledge Practicalism." Annual Conference of the British Society for the History of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, UK.
     

2022

  • 18.01. "Benevolent Agency in the Mengzi and the Problem of 2A5." 2022 APA Eastern Division Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
  • 23.04. "Translating Epistemic Terms in Zhu Xi." Annual Conference of the British Society for the History of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh, UK.
  • 29.06. "The Practicality of Mengzian Intellectual Virtue." 22. International Conference of the ISCP, East China Normal University, China.
     

2021

  • 10.12. "Virtuous Actions in the Mengzi." International Society of East Asian Philosophy Conference, Meiji University, Japan.
     

2020

  • 21.10. "Dealing with Ancient Texts: Historical vs Rational Reconstruction", HAL Postgraduate Conference, UNSW, Australia.
     

2019

  • 25.03. “Is Confucianism Globally Viable? Mengzi and Gaozi on Impartiality and Differentiated Care”, International Conference on Justice and Progress, Fudan University, China.
     

2018

  • 01.06. “Zhuangzi is not a Skeptic”, 12. International Conference on Daoist Studies, Beijing Normal University, China.
     

2017

  • 12.11. “Mengzi and Innate Moral Dispositions”, 3. International Symposium of the Yearbook for Eastern and Western Philosophy, Southwest Minzu University, Chengdu, China.
     

2016

  • 18.03. “Lebensbejahung als Gegenideal”, 3. Forum Junger Nietzscheforschung, Kolleg Friedrich Nietzsche, Weimar.
     

2015

  • 27.05. “The Eternal Recurrence and Life Affirmation”, King's College London, Graduate Philosophy Workshop, UK.
  • 01.07. “Global Ethics: In Search of Alternatives”, Zagreb Applied Ethics Conference 2015, Croatia.
  • 20.07. “Virtue Ethics as a Global Ethics”, 52. Ethics Conference of the Societas Ethica, University of Linköping, Sweden.
  • 18.09. “Eternal Recurrence as a Nietzschean Ideal”, 21. International Conference of the Friedrich Nietzsche Society, University of Hull, UK.