David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 6 (4):397-411 (2007)
Wei-mingâs discourse has been badly understood by some Western philosophers who study Confucianism. I suggest that this misunderstanding stems from the fact that these philosophers fail to realize that Confucian discourse is in an entirely different register from Western philosophical discourse. I then propose my own preliminary definition of Confucian discourse in five points and present a structural analysis of a text by Tu Wei-ming. Finally, I consider which features of Tuâs discourse can properly be called Confucian. The answer to this question reflects not only on Tu but also on Confucian discourse and the study of Confucianism in general
|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
Chung-Ying Cheng & 成中英 (2003). Philosophy of Change. In A. S. Cua (ed.), Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophy. Routledge. 517--524.
Chad Hansen (2004). The Normative Impact of Comparative Ethics: Human Rights. In Kwong-loi Shun & David B. Wong (eds.), Confucian Ethics: A Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy, and Community. Cambridge. 72--99.
Eske MOllgaard (2004). Doctrine and Discourse in Wang Yangming's Essay "Pulling Up the Root and Stopping Up the Source". Journal of Chinese Philosophy 31 (3):377–388.
Robert Cummings Neville (2003). Response to Bryan W. Van Norden's Review of "Boston Confucianism". [REVIEW] Philosophy East and West 53 (3):417-420.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Ted Slingerland (1996). The Conception of Ming in Early Confucian Thought. Philosophy East and West 46 (4):567-581.
Tu Wei-ming (1981). Jen as a Living Metaphor in the Confucian Analects. Philosophy East and West 31 (1):45-54.
Tu Wei-ming (1984). Pain and Suffering in Confucian Self-Cultivation. Philosophy East and West 34 (4):379-388.
Wei-ming Tu (1971). The Neo-Confucian Concept of Man. Philosophy East and West 21 (1):79-87.
Wei-Bin Zhang (1999). Confucianism and Modernization: Industrialization and Democratization of the Confucian Regions. St. Martin's Press.
Tu Wei-Ming (1980). Neo-Confucian Ontology:A Preliminary Questioning. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 7 (2):93-113.
John B. Berthrong (2008). Riding the Third Wave: T U Weiming's Confucian Axiology. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 7 (4):423-435.
Sŭng-hwan Yi (2005). A Topography of Confucian Discourse: Politico-Philosophical Reflections on Confucian Discourse Since Modernity. Homa Sekey Books.
Hans-Georg Moeller (2004). New Confucianism and the Semantics of Individuality. A Luhmannian Analysis. Asian Philosophy 14 (1):25 – 39.
Zhaolu Lu (2001). Fiduciary Society and Confucian Theory of Xin - on Tu Wei-Ming's Fiduciarity Proposal. Asian Philosophy 11 (2):85 – 101.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads10 ( #168,253 of 1,681,636 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #78,876 of 1,681,636 )
How can I increase my downloads?