David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy East and West 21 (2):157-175 (1971)
Confucianism has usually been regarded as a secular moral philosophy with no religious import at all. In china, However, Confucianism has been mentioned along with buddhism and taoism as one of the three religions (the so-Called san-Chiao) for centuries. This means that we must revise and broaden our traditional concept of religion. The confucian tradition certainly has its unique way of expressing its ultimate and therefore religious concern. The present essay is an attempt to uncover the religious import in confucian philosophy and to ascertain its meaning in contemporary discussions of theology and philosophy of religion. In this article, First, The development of the confucian religious attitude has been traced; second, This attitude has been compared with the christian attitude; third, Its contemporary significance with reference to the current development of theology and religious philosophy in the west has been discussed; finally, Some general remarks upon the relevance of religious message to today's situation have been made
|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
Michael P. Levine (1992). Transcendence in Theism and Pantheism. Sophia 31 (3):89-123.
Ping-Cheung Lo (2005). Neo-Confucian Religiousness Vis-a-Vis Neoorthodox Protestantism. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 32 (3):367-390.
Similar books and articles
Justin Tiwald (2011). Stephen C. Angle: Sagehood: The Contemporary Significance of Neo-Confucian Philosophy. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 10 (2):231-235.
Shu-Hsien Liu (1986). The Contemporary Significance of Chinese Philosophy. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 13 (2):203-210.
JeeLoo Liu (2007). Confucian Moral Realism. Asian Philosophy 17 (2):167 – 184.
John Berthrong (1998). Confucian Piety and the Religious Dimension of Japanese Confucianism. Philosophy East and West 48 (1):46-79.
Wang Yunping (2008). Confucian Ethics and Emotions. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 3 (3):352 - 365.
Shu-hsien Liu (1971). The Contemporary Development of a Neo-Confucian Epistemology. Inquiry 14 (1-4):19 – 40.
Yunping Wang (2008). Confucian Ethics and Emotions. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 3 (3):352-365.
Shu-Hsien Liu (1996). On New Frontiers of Contemporary Neo-Confucian Philosophy. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 23 (1):39-58.
Stephen C. Angle (2009). Sagehood: The Contemporary Significance of Neo-Confucian Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads16 ( #235,920 of 1,911,478 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #178,657 of 1,911,478 )
How can I increase my downloads?