Michael Puett
Professor of Chinese History, Harvard University

Michael Puett is professor of Chinese history at Harvard University in Massachusetts.

Written by Michael Puett

Daoist power: Herding Horses by Han Gan, Tang dynasty, China. Photo courtesy the National Palace Museum, Taipei/Wikipedia

Essay/
Fairness and equality
In defence of hierarchy

As a society we have forgotten how to talk about the benefits of hierarchy, expertise and excellence. It’s time we remembered

Stephen C Angle, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Julian Baggini and others