Stephen C Angle
Professor of Philosophy, Wesleyan University

Stephen Angle is professor of philosophy at Wesleyan University. He has written and edited many books on Chinese philosophy, including Sagehood: The Contemporary Significance of Neo-Confucian Philosophy (2009) and Contemporary Confucian Political Philosophy: Toward Progressive Confucianism (2012). He lives in Middletown, CT.

Written by Stephen C Angle

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