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Title Confucian traditions in east Asian modernity : moral education and economic culture in Japan and the four mini-dragons / edited by Tu Wei-ming
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1996


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Description xii, 418 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Confucian Education in Premodern East Asia / Theodore de Bary -- 2. Reflections on Civil Society and Civility in the Chinese Intellectual Tradition / Edward Shils -- 3. The Intellectual Heritage of the Confucian Ideal of Ching-shih / Chang Hao -- 4. Confucian Ideals and the Real World: A Critical Review of Contemporary Neo-Confucian Thought / Liu Shu-hsien -- 5. "They Are Almost the Same as the Ancient Three Dynasties": The West as Seen through Confucian Eyes in Nineteenth-Century Japan / Watanabe Hiroshi -- 6. Confucianism and the Japanese State, 1904-1945 / Samuel Hideo Yamashita -- 7. The Japanese (Confucian) Family: The Tradition from the Bottom Up / Robert J. Smith -- 8. Some Observations on the Transformation of Confucianism (and Buddhism) in Japan / S. N. Eisenstadt -- 9. Confucianism in Contemporary Korea / Koh Byong-ik -- 10. The Reproduction of Confucian Culture in Contemporary Korea: An Anthropological Study / Kim Kwang-ok
11. State Confucianism and Its Transformation: The Restructuring of the State-Society Relation in Taiwan / Ambrose Y. C. King -- 12. Civil Society in Taiwan: The Confucian Dimension / Thomas B. Gold -- 13. The Transformation of Confucianism in the Post-Confucian Era: The Emergence of Rationalistic Traditionalism in Hong Kong / Ambrose Y. C. King -- 14. Promoting Confucianism for Socioeconomic Development: The Singapore Experience / John Wong -- 15. Confucianism as Political Discourse in Singapore: The Case of an Incomplete Revitalization Movement / Eddie C. Y. Kuo -- 16. Societal Transformation and the Contribution of Authority Relations and Cooperation Norms in Overseas Chinese Business / S. Gordon Redding -- 17. Overseas Chinese Capitalism / Gary G. Hamilton
Summary Seventeen scholars from varying fields here consider the implications of Confucian concerns--self-cultivation, regulation of the family, social civility, moral education, well-being of the people, governance of the state, and universal peace--in industrial East Asia
Notes "Essays was prepared under the auspices of the Academy of Arts and Sciences."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Confucianism -- East Asia.
Modernism (Christian theology) -- East Asia.
Moral education -- East Asia.
Far East -- Civilization -- Confucian influences.
Author Tu, Weiming, 1940-
American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
LC no. 95030852
ISBN 067416086X (cloth : alk. paper)
0674160878 (paper : alk. paper)