1. Wang Yunping (2008). Confucian Ethics and Emotions. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 3 (3):352 - 365.
    The Confucian understanding of emotions and their ethical importance confirms and exemplifies the contemporary Western renewed understanding of the nature of emotions. By virtue of a systematic conceptual analysis of Confucian ethics, one can see that, according to Confucians, the ethical significance of emotions, lies in that an ethical life is also emotional and virtues are inclinational. And a further exploration shows that the reason for the ethical significance is both that emotions are heavenly-endowed and that there exists a union (...)
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  2. Wang Yunping (2005). Are Early Confucians Consequentialists? Asian Philosophy 15 (1):19-34.
    Various attempts have been made to interpret Confucian ethics in the framework of consequentialist ethics. Such interpretations either treat Mencius theory of moral choice as a kind of act-utilitarianism or attribute to Mencius a rather sophisticated consequentialist moral view. In this paper I challenge such interpretations and try to clarify the nature of the Confucian conception of the good. In order to show that the Confucian good is teleological but non-consequentialist, I will discuss different ways (especially those of John Rawls (...)
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  3. Wang Yunping (2002). Autonomy and the Confucian Moral Person. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 29 (2):251–268.