On 19 September, Professor Wang Gungwu spoke at our monthly Singapore Platform for East-West Dialogue. He focused on the different conception of law by the East versus the West.
The following is a selection of tweets highlighting the main points he made.
The East and West have interacted for a long time
Implications of “Rule of Law”
The relationship between the ruler and the ruled in China
Legal history of China: How Confucianism came to hold sway
Confucian conception of the law
The main nub of the legal disagreement between East and West
China’s puzzlement over the implementation of international law
China’s suspicions of Western motives
Prof. Wang answering a question about the balance of power
East versus West on individualism
The South China Sea issue