The Path : What Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us About the Good Life

Authors: Michael Puett Christine Gross-Loh

Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio

For the first time, an award-winning Harvard professor shares his wildly popular course on classical Chinese philosophy, showing you how ancient ideas—like the fallacy of the authentic self—can guide you on the path to a good life today.Why is a course on ancient Chinese philosophers one of the most popular at Harvard? Because it challenges all our modern assumptions about what it takes to flourish. Astonishing teachings emerged two thousand years ago through the work of a succession of Chinese scholars exploring how humans can improve themselves and their society. And what are these counterintuitive ideas? Transformation comes not from looking within for a true self, but from creating cond...

Language

English


Duration

05h12min


Published

April 5, 2016


Size

458 MB

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