Here's Why China's President is Big on Confucianism Right Now
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 613 , Segment 2
Episode: North Korea, Storm Chasers, The Art of Fear
- Aug 9, 2017 11:00 pm
- 17:39 mins
Guest: Bryan W. Van Norden, PhD, Professor of Philosophy, Vassar College, Author of the forthcoming book "Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto" Apart from the occasional saying in a fortune cookie, or the Yin and Yang symbol common in pop culture, Americans don't know much about Chinese Philosophy. Even in academic circles, Bryan W. Van Norden argues that Westerners are woefully ignoant of the major school of thought that underpin Chinese society. Meanwhile, China's growing political, economic and military clout makes our ignorance a liability.