professor of Asian Studies and Canada Research Chair in Chinese Thought and Embodied Cognition
Edward Slingerland appears in the following:
Friday, March 28, 2014
Edward Slingerland, professor of Asian Studies and Canada Research Chair in Chinese Thought and Embodied Cognition at the University of British Columbia, and the author of Trying Not to Try: The Art and Science of Spontaneity (Crown, 2014) asks if careful reasoning is the best approach to ensure well being. Instead, he offers the early Chinese philosophers' method of approaching problems indirectly using "wu-wei" which he likens to "The Force" in "Star Wars".