Articles by Sor-hoon Tan

01 2022

🦋 Is Chinese democracy democracy?

Sor-hoon Tan
Sor-hoon Tan explores the challenge that ‘Chinese democracy’ represents for Jean-Paul Gagnon’s democracy ‘data mountain’ project. She argues that exploring the Chinese case helps us establish the wide-ranging parameters to the project. It also identifies the theoretical issues we must confront for the project to succeed
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Sor-hoon Tan
Professor of Philosophy, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University

Sor-hoon Tan’s research interests include Confucianism and Pragmatism.

She focuses on topics related to democracy, and the relation between ethics and politics.

Her works usually adopts a cross-cultural comparative perspective.

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