David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Jeffrey L. Richey (ed.)
Oxford University Press (2008)
Even the most casual observer of Chinese society is aware of the tremendous significance of Confucianism as a linchpin of both ancient and modern Chinese identity. Furthermore, the Confucian tradition has exercised enormous influence over the values and institutions of the other cultures of East Asia, an influence that continues to be important in the global Asian diaspora. If forecasters are correct in labeling the 21st century 'the Chinese century,' teachers and scholars of religious studies and theology will be called upon to illuminate the history, character, and role of Confucianism as a religious tradition in Chinese and Chinese-influenced societies. The essays in this volume will address the specifically pedagogical challenges of introducing Confucian material to non-East Asian scholars and students. Informed by the latest scholarship as well as practical experience in the religious studies and theology classroom, the essays are attentive to the various settings within which religious material is taught and sensitive to the needs of both experts in Confucian studies and those with no background in Asian studies who are charged with teaching these traditions. The authors represent all the arenas of Confucian studies, from the ancient to the modern. Courses involving Confucius and Confucianism have proliferated across the disciplinary map of the modern university. This volume will be an invaluable resource for instructors not only in religious studies departments and theological schools, but also teachers of world philosophy, non-Western philosophy, Asian studies, and world history
|Keywords||Confucianism Philosophy, Confucian|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$6.95 used (90% off) $7.71 new (89% off) $69.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||BL1852.T43 2008|
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
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Zhiming Song (2007). Achievements, Predicaments and Trend of Moral Confucianism. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 2 (4):503-516.
Lionel M. Jensen (1997). Manufacturing Confucianism: Chinese Traditions & Universal Civilization. Duke University Press.
Wenhua Chai (2006). Traditional Confucianism in Modern China: Ma Yifu's Ethical Thought. [REVIEW] Frontiers of Philosophy in China 1 (3):366-381.
Haiming Wen (2011). Continuity of Heart-Mind and Things-Events: A Systematic Reconstruction of Neo-Confucian Epistemology. Asian Philosophy 21 (3):269 - 290.
Mary Evelyn Tucker (1998). Religious Dimensions of Confucianism: Cosmology and Cultivation. Philosophy East and West 48 (1):5-45.
Fenggang Yang & Joseph B. Tamney (eds.) (2011). Confucianism and Spiritual Traditions in Modern China and Beyond. Brill.
Xinzhong Yao & Weiming Tu (eds.) (2010). Confucian Studies: Critical Concepts in Asian Philosophy. Routledge.
John Berthrong (1998). Confucian Piety and the Religious Dimension of Japanese Confucianism. Philosophy East and West 48 (1):46-79.
Lin Hang (2011). Traditional Confucianism and its Contemporary Relevance. Asian Philosophy 21 (4):437 - 445.
John H. Berthrong (1998). Transformations of the Confucian Way. Westview Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads6 ( #229,925 of 1,410,001 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #176,758 of 1,410,001 )
How can I increase my downloads?