On confucius' principle of consanguineous affection: A reading of the dialogue about the three-year mourning in the lunyu
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Asian Philosophy 16 (3):173 – 188 (2006)
In his dialogue with Zai Wo about the three-year mourning, Confucius establishes a principle of 'justification by feeling at ease,' and insists that one should transcend natural desires by moral emotions. More significantly, he further regards kinship love as the ultimate root and supreme principle of human life. Thus, this dialogue contains almost all the basic elements of the Confucian spirit of consanguineous affection.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Huaiyu Wang (2011). Piety and Individuality Through a Convoluted Path of Rightness: Exploring the Confucian Art of Moral Discretion Via Analects 13.18. Asian Philosophy 21 (4):395 - 418.
Qingping Liu (2013). Emotionales Versus Rationales: A Comparison Between Confucius' and Socrates' Ethics. Asian Philosophy 23 (1):86-99.
Similar books and articles
Chi-Wah Fong & 方子華 (1986). The Concepts of Jen, Yi and Li in Confucius. Dissertation, University of Hong Kong
Confucius (2008). The Sayings of Confucius. Bibliolife.
Vladimir Maliavin (1999). Confucius. Lunyu. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 26 (3):411-414.
May Sim (2003). The Moral Self in Confucius and Aristotle. International Philosophical Quarterly 43 (4):439-462.
Mathew A. Foust (2009). Grief and Mourning in Confucius's Analects. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 36 (2):348-358.
Cunguang Lin (2007). A New Interpretation of Confucianism: The Interpretation of Lunyu as a Text of Philosophical Hermeneutics. [REVIEW] Frontiers of Philosophy in China 2 (4):533-546.
Liu Qingping (2007). Special Topic: Filial Piety: The Root of Morality or the Source of Corruption? Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 6 (1):1-19.
Qingping Liu (2003). Filiality Versus Sociality and Individuality: On Confucianism as "Consanguinitism". Philosophy East and West 53 (2):234-250.
Tongdong Bai (2008). Back to Confucius: A Comment on the Debate on the Confucian Idea of Consanguineous Affection. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 7 (1):27-33.
Qingping Liu (2004). Is Mencius' Doctrine of 'Extending Affection' Tenable? Asian Philosophy 14 (1):79 – 90.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads8 ( #168,005 of 1,098,412 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #285,057 of 1,098,412 )
How can I increase my downloads?