Mar 1, 2020
On episode 42, we welcome philosopher Bryan Van Norden to discuss Confucian ethics; how to commit to and implement righteousness, propriety, benevolence, and wisdom; and how our relationships define who we are.
Bryan W. Van Norden (born 1962) is a translator of Chinese philosophical texts, scholar of Chinese and comparative philosophy, and public intellectual. He taught for twenty years at Vassar College, United States, but is currently Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Visiting Professor at Yale-NUS College in Singapore. He’s an expert on Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism and he wrote a chapter about Confucianism in the book How to Live a Good Life (Amazon Link Below).
Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Psychotherapist — specializing in Existential Psychotherapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Trauma Therapy — and manages a blog exploring issues of death, self-esteem, love, freedom, life-meaning, and mental health/mental illness, from both empirical and personal viewpoints.
Alen D. Ulman is a content creator and life long auto-didact. Alen manages the page Ego Ends Now which is a growing community for expanding consciousness with vital information about science, medicine, self actualization, philosophy, psychology and methods to overcome identification with compulsive thought. The purpose of Ego Ends Now is to make sure to give everyone in it's community every tool available to add levity in their own lives, making it a very real possibility for them to create a life of their own design, and help impact the world and our global community positively.
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