Berto Jongman: Why Are Hundreds of Harvard Students Studying Ancient Chinese Philosophy?

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The professor who teaches Classical Chinese Ethical and Political Theory claims, “This course will change your life.”

Puett teaches that the heart and the mind are inextricably linked, and that one does not exist without the other. Whenever we make decisions, from the prosaic to the profound (what to make for dinner; which courses to take next semester; what career path to follow; whom to marry), we will make better ones when we intuit how to integrate heart and mind and let our rational and emotional sides blend into one.