1. Maurizio Scarpari (2003). The Debate on Human Nature in Early Confucian Literature. Philosophy East and West 53 (3):323-339.
    : The doctrines on human nature and moral development maintained in ancient China by Gaozi, Mencius, and Xunzi, respectively, have been interpreted mostly as a contradiction within the Confucian school. It is argued here that they represent distinct, yet possible and congruous, modes of interpreting and re-elaborating Confucius' teachings, two opposing yet largely complementary currents that have developed within the Confucian school.
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  2. Maurizio Scarpari, Mencius and Xunzi on Human Nature: The Concept of Moral Autonomy in the Early Confucian Tradition.
    The doctrines on the goodness or evilness of human nature maintained in ancient China respectively by Mencius and Xunzi has been interpreted mosttly as a contradition within the Confucian school. In this article it is argued that they represent two distinct , yet possible and congruous, modes of interpreting and re-elaboarting Confucius teachings, two opposing yet largerly complementary currents which have developed within the Confucian school.
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  3. Maurizio Scarpari (1998). Review of Zhouyi Cantong Qi: Dal Libro Dei Mutamenti all'Elisir d'Oro: Con Un'edizione Critica E Una Concordanza Della Recensione di Peng Xiao by Fabrizio Pregadio. [REVIEW] Philosophy East and West 48 (2):360-362.
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