[WEBCAST] The End of Democracy?VIEW EVENT DETAILS
Episode 2 of “The End & The Beginning”, with Bai Tongdong
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Liberal democracy and especially its principle of “one person, one vote” are ill-equipped to deal with global challenges like climate change, argues Bai Tongdong, a Chinese professor of philosophy. Instead, Bai proposes a hybrid model between democracy and ideas derived from Confucianism in his book "Against Political Equality".
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Dr. Bai Tongdong is the Dongfang Chair Professor of Philosophy at Fudan University in China, and a Global Professor of Law at NYU’s Law School. His research interests include Chinese philosophy and political philosophy. He has two books published in English: China: The Political Philosophy of the Middle Kingdom (Zed Books, 2012), and Against Political Equality: The Confucian Case (Princeton University Press, 2019). He is also the director of an English-based MA and visiting program in Chinese philosophy at Fudan University that is intended to promote the studies of Chinese philosophy in the world.
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