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“Politically, it is highly significant that no major thinker in China ever questioned the notion that society must be led by one single powerful figure: the monarch”
An interview with Roel Sterckx | by Catherine Putz
The Diplomat | October 01, 2019
The image of China as a uniform giant, notes Roel Sterckx, either as sleeping, restless, or rising frames much of how the Western world views China. Sterckx, a professor of Chinese history at the University of Cambridge, aims to introduce the breadth of Chinese thought as rooted in its own distinct philosophical traditions to readers with his latest book, Ways of Heaven. An Introduction to Chinese Thought. Rather than treat Chinese “thought” as a stereotype, Sterckx lays out the roots of Chinese philosophy with more complexity than it’s often given. In the following interview with The Diplomat’s Catherine Putz, Sterckx explains why it’s important to delve deeper into Chinese history to understand contemporary Beijing.
Exclusivo Tornado / IntelNomics