The latest in our series of discussion pieces on recent articles published in Dao, here we have Howard Curzer (Texas Tech), an Aristotle sepcialist who has also developed an interest in early Confucianism, commenting on Thorian Harris’s essay. For Harris’s piece, click here.
“ARISTOTLE AND CONFUCIUS ON THE SOCIOECONOMICS OF SHAME”
BY THORIAN HARRIS, COMMENT BY HOWARD J. CURZER
Harris begins by combining and fleshing out Aristotle’s scattered, elliptical remarks about the sense of shame in an admirably charitable and plausible way….