chinese philosophy



Yan Xuetong: How China Can Defeat America

Yan Xuetong, professor of political science and dean of the Institute of Modern International Relations at Tsinghua University, writes in the New York Times that ancient Chinese philosophy may hold the answer to who wins the...

2011 Angus Graham Memorial Lectures Now Online

SOAS Radio has posted a pair of lectures in memory of the late British Sinologist, Angus Graham, by Professor Liu Xiaogan of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The first talk discusses “A Taoistic Sense of Social...

Political Confucianism’s Coming of Age

Following the installation of his statue in Tiananmen Square last month, Global Voices charts the gradual rehabilitation of Confucius in China, and examines the domestic and foreign policy implications that may lie behind the...

The Newest Mandarins – Annping Chin

In the New York Times Magazine, Yale University History professor Annping Chin writes about contemporary interpretations of the classics in China: Scores of men and women in China’s


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