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Author Chan, N. Serina, author.

Title The thought of Mou Zongsan / by N. Serina Chan
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011


Description 1 online resource (vii, 339 pages) : illustrations
Series Modern Chinese philosophy ; v. 4
Modern Chinese philosophy ; v. 4.
Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Objectives of the Study; The Methodology of the Study; Chapter Outlines; Mou's Life; An Overview of Mou's Writings; Chapter One The Philosophical Influence of Xiong; Xiong's Thought and His Theory of Non-separability of Fundamental State/Condition and Function; Xiong's Philosophical Influence on Mou; (a) Eclecticism and Syncretism; (b) Unequivocal Identification with Rujia; (c) Moral Idealism; (d) Orientation towards the Lu-Wang Learning of the Mind; (e) Emphasis on Personal Verification of a Spiritual Oneness with the Myriad Things
Concluding RemarksChapter Two Cultural Nationalism: Xiong's Influence and Mou's Discourse; The Han Cultural Nationalist Influence of Xiong; Mou's Identification of Chinese Culture with Ruxue; The Third Epoch of Ruxue; The Santong Proposal; Concluding Remarks; Chapter Three The Influence of Hegel; Mou's Introduction to Hegel's Philosophy of History; Hegel's Dialectic; Mou's Neo-Hegelian Assessment of the Legalists; Hegel's Influence on Mou's Cultural Nationalist Discourse; Hegel's Influence on Mou's Philosophical Construction; (a) Critical Support for Inner Sageliness
(B) Introduction of Dialectic as a Key Metaphysical Method(c) Introduction of the Dialectical Concept of "Self-Negation"; Concluding Remarks; Chapter Four Mou's Moral Metaphysics and Kant: Inner Sageliness; An Overview of Mou's Moral Metaphysics; Kant's Three Critiques; Mou's Philosophical Engagement with Kant; Mou and Kant: Common Understanding of Morality and Different Objectives; Mou's Assertion of Human Beings' Possession of Inner Sageliness (Intellectual Intuition); The Central Metaphysical Paradigm of Mou's Moral Metaphysics: The "Two-Door Mind" Paradigm; Concluding Remarks
Chapter Five Mou's Moral Metaphysics and Kant: Noumenal Knowledge and OntologyKant's Problematic Negative Conception of Noumena; Mou's Positive Conception of Noumena to Substantiate Kant's Transcendental Distinction between Phenomena and Noumena; Mou's Advancement of Two Types of Knowledge and Truth; Mou's "Two-Tiered" Ontology and Moral Creation; Concluding Remarks; Chapter Six Mou's Moral Metaphysics and Kant: The Highest Good and the "Perfect" Teaching; The Highest Good and Due Correspondence between Virtue and Happiness
The Tiantai Paradigm of "Perfect" Teaching and the Unity of Virtue and HappinessRu Moral Metaphysics as the Ultimate "Perfect" Teaching; Kant's "Imperfection" and Mou's Cultural Nationalist Triumph; Concluding Remarks; Chapter Seven Mou's New Daotong; Daotong as the Genealogical Transmission of the Ru Moral and Religious Tradition; Mou's Revisionist Assessment of Song-Ming Ruxue; Mou's New Daotong; Mou's Indictment of Zhu Xi; Revisiting the Historical Debate over "the Differences and Similarities between Zhu Xi and Lu Xiangshan"; Concluding Remarks
Summary The first thorough study in English of the multi-faceted system of Mou Zongsan, this book examines key influences on the New Confucian thinker and introduces his Kantian- and Mah?y?na Fo-inflected moral metaphysical reading of the Lu-Wang Learning of the Mind
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Mou, Zongsan
Mou, Zongsan.
Philosophy, Chinese -- 20th century.
PHILOSOPHY -- Eastern.
Philosophy, Chinese.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789004212121