Summer Series 2018: Could Confucian thought help us save our Earth?

Written by Chan Kei Nin, Illustrated by Ngiam Li Yi Economic concerns remain one of the largest obstacles that environmental protection efforts come up against, given our penchant for non-sustainable economic practices or practices which utilise non-renewable energy sources (which we often take to yield greatest utility for us). A conflict is frequently shown between … Continue reading Summer Series 2018: Could Confucian thought help us save our Earth?

Conversation: Dr. Yao Xinzhong

Current NTU philosophy undergraduate Zulhaqem Zulkifli sat down with Dr. Yao Xinzhong, a visiting professor and scholar from Renmin University. He has recently taught HY4112 Confucian and Judeo-Christian Philosophies of Wisdom here at Nanyang Technological University. They talked about the state of philosophy departments during the Cultural Revolution, comparative philosophy, and the inseparability of philosophy and … Continue reading Conversation: Dr. Yao Xinzhong