Bryan Van Norden
Professor of Philosophy, Vassar College

Bryan W Van Norden is leading expert on Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism.  He is a professor of philosophy at Vassar College in New York, and chair professor at Wuhan University in China. Among his publications are Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy (2011) and Readings in Later Chinese Philosophy (2014, co-edited with Justin Tiwald).

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The second sage

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

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