Section VII: Reimagining and Reinventing the Wisdom Traditions—B

Track 4: (Bilingual) Confucian Thought and Whitehead
(John Berthrong and Haipeng Guo)


In China there is a widely felt need for new foundations for culture and life. Many are seeking these in a renewal and development of classical Chinese thought, exemplified especially in Confucius. Others have found a home in constructive postmodern thought, exemplified especially in Whitehead. This track will consider how these differ, but also how they may support each other.


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