Every year, hundreds of Harvard students enroll in one of the college’s most popular courses: a course in ancient Chinese philosophy. In this clip, Harvard dean, Rakesh Khurana, asks Harvard professor, Michael Puett – who teaches the course – why he thinks that so many students are drawn to study these ancient texts. Is it a space where students can explore the questions of purpose and meaning in a way that is not available to them in other classroom settings? Professor Puett shares his insights.