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Author Chen, Weigang.

Title Confucian marxism : a reflection on religion and global justice / by Weigang Chen
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (x, 352 pages)
Series Ideas, history, and modern China ; v. 6
Ideas, history, and modern China ; v. 6
Contents Introduction : religion, civil society, and the challenge of global justice -- Religion and the problem of the "social" -- Class and economic interaction : historical materialism as a theory of liberal modernity -- Legitimation versus theodicy : Weber's comparative religion -- Hegemony and democracy -- Class consciousness or ethical hegemony? -- The Confucian turn : new democracy and ethical hegemony -- Communal cults and world religions -- God's justice on earth : Sittlichkeit versus the ethical state -- Public hegemony and sectlike society
Summary Weigang Chen's analysis of the legacy of ""Confucian Marxism"" presents a challenging framework for understanding the politics of ""civilizational"" diversity and the tenability of a global democratic order
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-329) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communism and religion -- China.
Communism -- China.
Confucianism -- China.
Religion and state -- China.
China -- Civilization -- Confucian influences.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004228985
9004255931 (electronic bk.)
9789004255937 (electronic bk.)