Episode Eight: Confucianism, Liberalism, and Freedom

Confucianism is enjoying a state-sponsored revival in China. What does this millennia-old political philosophy have to say about one of the most vexing issues in political theory, human freedom?

Today on the Ideas Matter podcast, we discuss our very own Louis Devine’s recent Masters’ thesis: Defending A Confucian Theory of Freedom. Learn about the major theories of freedom in Western thought, how Western and Chinese philosophies differ, and what a Confucian theory of freedom entails.

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