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Author Chen, Lai, 1952- author.

Title Confucius and the modern world / Chen Lai ; translated by Wang Xiaohua
Published New York : Routledge, 2019
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Series Routledge studies in contemporary Chinese philosophy
Contents Confucius and modern China -- Whose justice and what ethics?-Confucian ethics and a global ethic -- Confuciansim and power discourse -- The Confucian tradition and public intellectuals -- Ecological orientation and modern interpretation of the Confucian doctrine of benevolence -- Confucian ritual study and modern society -- The Confucian views on the dialogue between Confucius and Jesus-Noumenon and origin -- Confucianism and modern East Asia -- Confucian ethics and China's modernization -- Modern Chinese culture and the predicament of Confucianism -- The three themes on early Chinese political philosophy -- On moral politics-The idiosyncrasy of Confucian political philosophy -- On the educational thought of Confucianism -- Towards real world culture-Multi-element universalism in the era of globalization
Summary This book represents the cutting edge of theoretical works on Confucianism. Starting from Confucianism's comeback in modern China and ending with the proposal of the new philosophical concept of "multiple universality "in the face of the world culture, the author conducts an in-depth analysis and discussion of many facets of the relationship between Confucianism, Confucian traditions and the modern world culture. It has a focused theme and a strong sense of contemporaneity, and responds to the current challenges confronting Confucianism from the perspective of modern culture. The chapters not only elucidate the Confucian position in the face of challenges of global ethics, dialogues on human rights, and ecological civilization, but also provide a modern interpretation of classical Confucian ideas on education, politics and ritual politics as well as an analysis of the development of modern Confucianism. All in all, this work is a comprehensive exposition of the Confucian values and their modern implications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Chen Lai, Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Tsinghua University, is dean of the College of Chinese Ancient Studies at Tsinghua University. His research focuses on Chinese philosophy, especially Confucianism, covering the period from Pre-Qin Dynasty to modern times. His major works include Ancient Religion and Ethics, Pursuing Modern Chinese Philosophy, Study on Wang Yangming's Philosophy, and Benevolence Ontology
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Subject Philosophy, Chinese -- 20th century.
Philosophy, Confucian.
PHILOSOPHY / Eastern
PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
PHILOSOPHY / General
PHILOSOPHY / Political
Philosophy, Chinese.
Philosophy, Confucian.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018043295
ISBN 1351268899
1351268902
1351268910
1351268929
9781351268899
9781351268905
9781351268912
9781351268929
Other Titles Kong fu zi yu xian dai shi jie. English