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Ways of Thinking: the Syllogism versus the Tao

Jan 04 2011 Published by under culture

“In Confucianism there was no thought of knowing that did not entail some consequence for action.”  – Donald Munro

“The Greeks became slaves to the linear either-or orientation of their logic.”  – Robert Logan

Do Asians and Westerners think differently and why?

In The Geography of Thought, Richard Nesbitt provides a clear, detailed and researched explanation of many of the ways in which Westerners (most typically Americans and Western Europeans) and Asians (most typically East Asians from China, Korea and Japan) think differently and some of the reasons for these differences.   Read more »

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