The Silent Transformations, by François Jullien[Reading report] by Thomas Desdouits

2016-02-14

The author was part of the Alternative Management third year specialization program, at HEC Paris, in 2014-2015

Western thought, as much as the Greek thought from which it stems, is ontological. It isolates, it defined, it circumscribes.  For this reason, it is unable to think transitions and transformation. Chinese thought, however, because it did not take the stand of the being, can enable us to apprehend silent changes; it is a thought of polarities, of influences, of spill-overs

Quote article  Thomas Desdouits, « The Silent Transformations, by François Jullien », 14 february 2016, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/398.sls

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