Dr. Tu Weiming
Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy and Confucian Studies, Harvard University
Dr. Tu Weiming has been a Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy and Confucian Studies in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University since 1981. He was Director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute (1996-2008) and is currently interpreting Confucian Ethics as a spiritual resource for the emerging global community. His research interests are Confucian humanism, Chinese intellectual history, philosophies of East Asia and comparative religion. As a renowned international scholar and thinker, he is committed to the study of Confucian teachings in the modern age. More...
"Learning to be human means becoming aesthetically refined, morally excellent, and religiously profound, but the primary concern of Confucian learning is character formation defined in ethical terms."