Michael Puett is the Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and the Chair of the Committee on the Study of Religion at Harvard University. He is the recipient of a Harvard College Professorship for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Interviews with Michael Puett
What do the sages of ancient China have to teach us about living in the 21st century? The Harvard professor and author of The Path, Michael Puett, recommends the texts you need to read to find out. He picks the best Chinese philosophy books.
Interviews where books by Michael Puett were recommended
At The Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails
by Sarah Bakewell
Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter
by Peter Singer
The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy
by Anthony Gottlieb
Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, and Justice
by Martha Nussbaum
The Path: A New Way to Think About Everything
by Christine Gross-Loh & Michael Puett
Philosophy raises fundamental questions about the world around us and how we should live our lives. Fortunately, a range of popular books now available mean you too can grapple with some of these issues. Philosopher and author Nigel Warburton picks his favourite philosophy books of 2016.