Dr. Thorsten J. Pattberg (裴德思 Pei Desi) is a German philosopher and cultural critic.


He has written and published extensively about Global language, the Competition for terminologies, and the End of translation. Dr. Pattberg discovered the Shengren as a unique, untranslatable, non-European archetype of wisdom; is the founder of Language Imperialism; and is actively promoting Eastern thought, in particular Chinese terminologies, on a global scale.


Dr. Pattberg has studied at The University of Edinburgh, Fudan University, Peking University, The University of Tokyo, and Harvard University. He received his D.Litt (Doctor of Letters) from the Institute of World Literature, Peking University.

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