Why Are Hundreds Of Harvard Students Studying Ancient Chinese Philosophy? "For one thing, the class fulfills one of Harvard's more challenging core requirements, Ethical Reasoning. It's clear, though, that students are also lured in by [the professor's] bold promise: 'This course will change your life.' His students tell me it is true" - which may be why the course is the third most popular at the entire university.
The Atlantic 10/08/13