China and the World of Ideas

It is known that China will be a country of commanding significance as this century unfolds, but the bounds of that significance are still unknown. Meanwhile, seismic changes are now occurring within this country. China is beginning to exercise a place in the World for the great power it is, and the even greater power it will become. It is a country of enormous contradictions. What is the true China today? And what will happen in the future? Confucian studies master Tu Weiming of the Harvard- Yenching Institute, Roderick MacFarquhar and Leroy B. Williams, Professor of History and Political Science at Harvard University, discuss with Elliot Gerson.

Festival: 2007

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