Bryan Van Norden
Professor of Philosophy, Yale-NUS College (Singapore)

Bryan W Van Norden is leading expert on Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism.  He is Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Professor at Yale-NUS College (Singapore), Chair Professor in the School of Philosophy at Wuhan University (China), and professor of philosophy at Vassar College (USA). Among his publications are Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto (2017), Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy (2011) and Readings in Later Chinese Philosophy (2014, co-edited with Justin Tiwald).

The second sage

Confucian philosopher Mengzi provides an intriguing (and oddly modern) alternative to Aristotelian accounts of human virtue

Bryan W Van Norden

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