Every one of us has our own goals, but in the hurried, endlessly repeating cycles and rhythms of work, how much time and space do we have to pay attention to our inner heart?
Confucius from the Heart unveils the Confucian philosophy that has dominated China's intellectual and spiritual culture for more than two millennia. Yu Dan’s interpretation of the ancient wisdom of Confucius is accessible to all, ultimately unveiling the immense value of these soothing teachings that have guided a whole culture and withstood the test of time. These are simple truths that speak to each and every one of us and can help us lead better, happier, calmer lives.
About the Author
Yu Dan is a professor at China's Beijing Normal University, assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Arts & Media, and Head of the Department of Film & Television Media. She has a master's degree in ancient Chinese literature and a doctoral degree in film & TV studies. Following the extraordinary success of her lectures and subsequent book Confucius from the Heart: Ancient Wisdom for Today's World, she gave another series of her lectures, this time on the philosopher Zhuangzi.