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Summary This category covers issues in classical Confucianism that don't fall under its sibling leaf categories. It includes works that are not only related to Confucius, Mencius and Xunzi considered to be main authors in what we think of as classical Confuciansm and  works that are not covered by two major topics in Confuciansm: The Doctrine of the Mean and The Great Learning. Many works cover early Confucianism from a comparative perspective, like comparisons of Confucian ethics with Kant and also very often Aristotle or more contemporary authors like Rawls. It can be very challenging and interesting to read about Confucian ethics in the age of social media and other applications of the classical concepts to modern society.
Key works Some important Confucian ideas are dealt with in the works in this category. Those are concepts like cheng or sincerity (An 2004) and ming or fate (Slingerland 1996).
Introductions Littlejohn 2010 Yao & Tu 2010 Berthrong & Evelyn Nagai Berthrong 2004
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    Arguing for Zisi and Mencius as the Respective Authors of the "Wuxing" Canon and Commentary Sections, and the Historical Significance of the Discovery of the Guodian "Wuxing" Text.Chen Lai - 2011 - Contemporary Chinese Thought 43 (2):14-25.
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    A Study of the Philosophy of the Silk "Wuxing" Text Commentary Section and a Discussion of the Silk "Wuxing" Text and Mencius's Philosophy.Chen Lai - 2011 - Contemporary Chinese Thought 43 (2):70-107.
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    14 Public Sphere and Open Society From the Perspective of Axial Age China.Heiner Roetz - 2016 - Yearbook for Eastern and Western Philosophy 2016 (1):161-174.
    The open society together with a pluralistic public sphere is a cornerstone of modernity and a necessary element of democracy. However, it has been maintained that the possibility of such a society depends on liberal convictions that are not applicable to non-Western cultures and also contradict the Confucian value orientation. The article argues that such an assumption is based on a number of problematic premises. There is no one-sided dependence of the socio-political system on culture, and the contemporary Chinese society (...)
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    Mencius Doctrine of "Natural Rights"-In the Views of "Tien-Chueh", "Liang-Gui" and "People's Will".Zhongjiang Wang - 2007 - Philosophy and Culture 34 (7):23-38.
    In some ways, Confucianism does provide the "human rights" the important ideas and resources, which one of the representatives from the early Confucian Mencius can be seen. Mencius is the core idea of human rights "natural rights." From beyond the "day" was the realization of the moral equality of human nature and the ability and personality of equality, human and animal material is different from the "noble" and "dignity", people are the purpose and the "God" from the "public opinion" the (...)
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    Jak „Chiny” stworzyły Europę: narodziny oświeceniowego sekularyzmu z ducha konfucjanizmu.Dawid Rogacz - 2017 - Diametros 54:138-160.
    The aim of the article is to demonstrate that the contact between European philosophy and Chinese culture in the 17 th and 18 th centuries had an influence on the emergence and development of secularism, which became a distinctive feature of the Western Enlightenment. In the first part, I examine in what way knowledge of the history of China and the Confucian ethics contested the Biblical chronology and undermined faith as a prerequisite for morality. Subsequently, I analyze the attempts to (...)
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    The Chinese Aesthetic Tradition.Li Zehou - 2009 - Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press.
    The Chinese Aesthetic Tradition touches on all areas of artistic activity, including poetry, painting, calligraphy, architecture, and the "art of living." Right government, the ideal human being, and the path to spiritual transcendence all come under the provenance of aesthetic thought. According to Li this was the case from early Confucian explanations of poetry as that which gives expression to intent, through Zhuangzi’s artistic depictions of the ideal personality who discerns the natural way of things and lives according to it, (...)
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    The Excitement of Crossing Boundaries.David B. Wong - 2017 - Journal of World Philosophies 2 (1).
    This is an intellectual autobiography that aims to explain how I am both an analytic philosopher who writes on questions of moral relativism and pluralism and also on classical Confucianism and Daoism. I have written on the subjects of moral psychology and moral epistemology, articulating what I see to be a fruitful consilience between insights of both Confucian and Daoist thinkers and some of the latest findings in psychology and neuroscience. I regard as synergistic and completely logical this combination of (...)
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    The Music of Ritual Practice—An Interpretation.Peter Yih-Jiun Wong - 2012 - Sophia 51 (2):243-255.
    Music is an important philosophical theme in Confucian writings, one that is intimately related to ritual. But the relationship between music and ritual requires clarification. This paper seeks to argue for a general sense of music that reflects a particular aspect of ritual that has to do with performance. There is much material available in classical texts, such as the 'Record of Music' ('Yueji'), that allows for nuanced explications of the musical qualities of such performances. Thus explicated, those musical terms (...)
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    Rituals of Freedom: Libertarian Themes in Early Confucianism.Roderick Long - 2016 - Auburn, AL, USA: Molinari Institute.
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    Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy.Bryan van Norden - 2012 - Cambridge University Press.
    In this book Bryan W. Van Norden examines early Confucianism as a form of virtue ethics and Mohism, an anti-Confucian movement, as a version of consequentialism. The philosophical methodology is analytic, in that the emphasis is on clear exegesis of the texts and a critical examination of the philosophical arguments proposed by each side. Van Norden shows that Confucianism, while similar to Aristotelianism in being a form of virtue ethics, offers different conceptions of 'the good life', the virtues, human nature, (...)
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    The Analysis of Ruan Ji's "Music Theory".Chieh-li Hwang - 2010 - Philosophy and Culture 37 (6):61-82.
    Ruan The main feature is to construct a form of music on the system, it will be natural way as a body of music, and music, harmony, order, as the ideal, this extends to the specific society, trying to construct an up and down there, etc., pecking order of human relations the world. Therefore, it is certainly the one hand, the role of Confucian music education, that ritual function in the development of specifications, while the music is in the probation (...)
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    Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy.Bryan van Norden - 2007 - Cambridge University Press.
    In this book Bryan W. Van Norden examines early Confucianism as a form of virtue ethics and Mohism, an anti-Confucian movement, as a version of consequentialism. The philosophical methodology is analytic, in that the emphasis is on clear exegesis of the texts and a critical examination of the philosophical arguments proposed by each side. Van Norden shows that Confucianism, while similar to Aristotelianism in being a form of virtue ethics, offers different conceptions of 'the good life', the virtues, human nature, (...)
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    Discussion on "The Study of Humanity" in the Five Elements.Pan Hsiao-Huei - 1999 - Philosophy and Culture 26 (5):442-451.
    Silk "five elements" and the bamboo "five elements" have been unearthed, adding to the early Confucian understanding of the history of ideas of evidence. Confucian philosophy is the core issue of interpretation, "there's the man of the people there," the issue, and there were the special structure of the core principle that is "heart." This article from the Confucian "benevolence" or "human science" perspective, found that "five elements articles" and "heart" presents three views with: first, in parallel with the body (...)
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    Friendship and Filial Piety: Relational Ethics in Aristotle and Early Confucianism.Tim Connolly - 2012 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 39 (1):71-88.
    This article examines the origins of and philosophical justifications for Aristotelian friendship and early Confucian filial piety. What underlying assumptions about bonds between friends and family members do the philosophies share or uniquely possess? Is the Aristotelian emphasis on relationships between equals incompatible with the Confucian regard for filiality? As I argue, the Aristotelian and early Confucian accounts, while different in focus, share many of the same tensions in the attempt to balance hierarchical and familial associations with those between friends (...)
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    In Search of Simeng School: Between Theory and Textual Study.Li-lin Song - 2010 - Modern Philosophy 4:108-113.
    Mr. Liang Tao decade sword, on the Guodian bamboo slips and early Confucianism as the core issue of Simeng School conducted in-depth study has yielded fruitful results; and advocate unearthed documents and can be neglected masterpieces of literature, both textual and moral principles, the literature recorded in "Confucius", "Maintenance", "within the meaning of benevolence outside" and other issues put forward a new view, re-examine the theory of Confucian orthodoxy, preferred to return to Zisi to, in order to Confucianism diversity.
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    A Look At The Differences And Similarities Between The Text And Commentary In The Guo Dian Five Elements.Ligui Chen - 1999 - Philosophy and Culture 26 (5):430-441.
    Guodian Chu tomb with Mawangdui III transcript has a different "I" buried with a variety of Confucian classics, and try for two burials, may reflect two burial tomb of Chu during the academic status of a blend of Confucianism and Taoism . and most likely was a popular Confucian doctrine is quite common and representative one. Preliminary view, the subject lot and "Mencius", there are echoes of the place. CD Guodian simplified version have been without that, this silk In addition (...)
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    Sympathy and Perspective‐Taking in Confucian Ethics.Justin Tiwald - 2011 - Philosophy Compass 6 (10):663-674.
    This article spells out a forgotten debate in Confucian ethics that concerns the finer points of empathy, sympathy, and perspective-taking (sometimes called ‘role-taking’). The debate’s central question is whether sympathy is more virtuous when it is automatic and other-focused – that is, when we engage in perspective-taking without conscious effort and sympathize without significant reference to our selves or our own feelings.
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    Daxue : The Great Learning for Universities Today.Vincent Shen - 2018 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 17 (1):13-27.
    The so-called daxue zhi dao 大學之道, though a Confucian way of self-cultivation, can inspire contemporary universities through a process of creative interpretation. Having examined the ethos of modern university in its four historical stages, I come up with its last stage of reaching out in the era of globalization and dialogue among civilizations, in which we have to rethink the idea of university from the fuller development of human reason. This can be achieved only through increasingly reaching out toward many (...)
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    Reconstructing Modern Ethics: Confucian Care Ethics.Ann A. Pang-White - 2009 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 36 (2):210-227.
    Modern mainstream ethical theories with its overemphasis on autonomy and non-interference have failed to adequately respond to contemporary social problems. A new ethical perspective is very much needed. Thanks to Carol Gilligan's 1982 groundbreaking work, 'In a Different Voice' , we now not only have virtue and communitarian ethicists, but also a group of feminist philosophers, charting a new direction for ethics that tempers modern ethics' obsession with autonomy, contractual rights, and abstract rules. Nel Noddings, in her 'Caring: A Feminine (...)
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    Rational Awareness of the Ultimate in Human Life — the Confucian Concept of “Destiny”.Dahua Cui - 2009 - Frontiers of Philosophy in China 4 (3):309-321.
    The Confucian idea of “ ming 命 (destiny)” holds that in the course and culmination of human life, there exists some objective certainty that is both transcendent and beyond human control. This is a concept of ultimate concern at the transcendental theoretical level in Confucianism. During its historical development, Confucianism has constantly offered humanist interpretations of the idea of “destiny”, thinking that the transcendence of “destiny” lies inherently within the qi endowment and virtues of human beings, that the certainty of (...)
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    Confucian Political Ethics.Daniel A. Bell (ed.) - 2007 - Princeton University Press.
    For much of the twentieth century, Confucianism was condemned by Westerners and East Asians alike as antithetical to modernity. Internationally renowned philosophers, historians, and social scientists argue otherwise in Confucian Political Ethics. They show how classical Confucian theory--with its emphasis on family ties, self-improvement, education, and the social good--is highly relevant to the most pressing dilemmas confronting us today. Drawing upon in-depth, cross-cultural dialogues, the contributors delve into the relationship of Confucian political ethics to contemporary social issues, exploring Confucian perspectives (...)
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    Confucian Philosophy of Zhongdaology and Its Practical Significance in Resolving Conflicts.Keqian Xu - 2016 - Dialogue and Universalism 26 (4):187-199.
    The essence of traditional Chinese Confucian philosophy can be termed “Zhongdaology”; it searches for the appropriate degree of zhong which is a standard guiding people’s actions. The Chinese pictographic character “zhong” has multiple meanings, including centrality, middle, appropriate, fit, just, fair, impartial, upright, etc. In early Confucianism, it has been developed into an important concept with profound philosophical connotations; it includes a combination of subjective and objective views, a fusion of different stances and considerations, and postulates a harmony of the (...)
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    Confucian Views on War as Seen in the Gongyang Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals.Kam-por Yu - 2010 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 9 (1):97-111.
    This essay explores Confucian views on war as seen in the Spring and Autumn Annals . The interpretation is based mainly on the Gongyang Zhuan , supplemented by other authoritative sources in the Gongyang tradition, such as D ong Zhongshu (179-104 BCE) and H e Xiu (129-182). The Spring and Autumn Annals contains three components: facts, words, and principles. This essay explicates the principles for going to war and the principles for conducting a war. The Confucian perspective sheds light on (...)
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    The Reflection and Inspiration about the Argument over the Burial Rites of the Pre-Qin Period.Han-Tong Was - 2008 - Philosophy and Culture 35 (10):87-108.
    Since Mo denounce the Confucian "practice was a long time mourning" and that "burial section," claim, the Meng, Xun convenience Mohist are strongly refute accusations, Confucianism, often between Mexico this subject for intense debate. However, careful examination of the debate regardless, tit for tat on the surface, it is not the focus of debate regardless. Those who adhere to the Confucian mourning, funeral etiquette behind the preservation of the main moral awareness, Mohist, aimed at the instrument in practice for the (...)
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    The Social Limitation of the Pre-Qin Confucians' Thought-the Moral Norms of the Society.Shunyan Xu - 2005 - Philosophy and Culture 32 (6):53-67.
    One hand free to pursue the goal of self, other people because of the mass, it must be limited. Only through the restrictions on personal freedom to be able to reliably reflect each person's freedom. However, people can have freedom and be subject to the limitations in what should be the balance? Western freedom and limitations in the face of problems, showing a different proposition, and this is in China's Confucian Confucius, Mencius thought, to face the Analysis of social ethics, (...)
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    The "Virtue of Courage" in Confucian Philosophy.Hsiao-Huei Pan - 2007 - Philosophy and Culture 34 (1):119-132.
    According to the classic text of this article, pointing out that compared to Western wisdom, righteousness, courage, section "Four Shu De," Chinese Confucianism also "know" , "benevolence", "courage" and the three that is called the "three Dade." The "fortitude" with "fear", "sense of shame" and "endurance" three main features; "courage" from the meaning of "fortitude" to your "courage" second, "brave power" of light, showing the triple meaning. Finally, the conclusion must be a true fortitude is "made peace jen, yi, combined (...)
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    The Confucian Idea of Benevolence in the "Fu" of Yi Jing.Hung Tsai - 2002 - Philosophy and Culture 29 (2):174-177.
    "Book of Changes," the re-Gua has proposed a "heart of heaven and earth", the heart of the Confucian world of this play has made ​​ethics, that love is the world's fundamental. God who came into the world will give back the heart of humanity. Confucianism in the copulative said this: return to the heart of humanity is the fundamental moral self-cultivation, and to return to the original heart of humanity, we must self-reflect, correct mistakes, not to the nature of desires (...)
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    Preliminary Research on the Political, Historical and Cultural Function of the Thought of "Great Unification" based on Confucian Spring and Autumn Annals. 潘贝tall - 1998 - Philosophy and Culture 25 (10):950-966.
    Natural law concept of Western civilization to play an important role. If there is no natural law, Roman law was not likely to evolve into a universal law of international civilization; no natural law, there will not be the United States and the French Revolution. This paper is intended to Natural Law theory as an object, to carry out I know the natural law. I intend to start with the natural law interpretation, understanding of natural law, the meaning of words (...)
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    Confucian Propriety and Ritual Learning: A Philosophical Interpretation by Geir Sigurðsson.Paul J. D'Ambrosio - 2017 - Philosophy East and West 67 (2):571-575.
    In his most recent book, Against Individualism: A Confucian Rethinking of the Foundations of Morality, Politics, Family, and Religion, Henry Rosemont defends against those who would call his reading of Confucianism—he sees it as a type of Role Ethics—a misinterpretation. Rosemont contends that Confucian Role Ethics is important for challenging individualism, even if it is somehow unfaithful to pre-Qin texts. He writes that he could "simply re-title" his book "Role Ethics: A Different Approach to Moral Philosophy Based on a Creative (...)
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    Wei‐Jin Period Xuanxue ‘Neo‐Daoism’: Re‐Working the Relationship Between Confucian and Daoist Themes.Paul J. D'Ambrosio - 2016 - Philosophy Compass 11 (11):621-631.
    In recent years, philosophical ideas developed during the Wei-Jin period, broadly referred to as xuanxue in Chinese and ‘Neo-Daoism’ or ‘Dark Learning’ in English, have been accorded increasing attention in academia. This article provides an introduction to some major thinkers of the Wei-Jin period, addressing both their original writings and recent scholarly interpretations. The article aims to demonstrate that many Wei-Jin period intellectuals formed their theories through reinterpreting the relationship between texts associated with Daoism and Confucianism. Thinkers of this period (...)
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    Virtue and the Good Life in the Early Confucian Tradition.Youngsun Back - 2018 - Journal of Religious Ethics 46 (1):37-62.
    This essay examines the role of virtue and the status of non-moral goods in conceptions of the good human life through an exploration of the thought of Confucius and Mencius. Both Confucius and Mencius lived in quite similar worlds, but their conceptualizations of the world differed from each another. This difference led them to hold different views on the role of virtue and the status of non-moral goods. On the one hand, Confucius highlighted the self-sufficiency of virtue, but he acknowledged (...)
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    Core Conceptions of the Theory of Self-Cultivation in East Asian Confucian Philosophy.Chun-Chieh Huang - 2017 - Philosophy Study 7 (1).
    The present study examines the four core concepts that underpin the various theories of cultivation of East Asian Confucian philosophy: self, cultivation, transformation, and nurture. The discussion is divided into six sections. The first section, the introduction, explains the significance of the issue in question. The second section examines the substantial notion of “self” as expounded in the Confucian intellectual tradition and the corresponding concept of selfhood or personhood. Confucianism stresses that personal selfhood is based on the freedom of subjectivity, (...)
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    The Confucian Notion of Jing (Respect).Sin Yee Chan - 2006 - Philosophy East and West 56 (2):229 - 252.
    : Jing (respect) in ancient Confucianism can be seen as referring to either a frame of mind or an intentional state that includes the elements of singlemindedness, concentration, seriousness, caution, and a strong sense of responsibility. Hence, it can be seen as a due regard based on the perception of the worth of its object. It is the central element and the germ of li (ritual). A critical comparison is made between jing and the ideas of appraisal respect, recognition respect, (...)
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    Whose Tradition? Which Dao? Confucius and Wittgenstein on Moral Learning and Reflection by James F. Peterman.Galia Patt-Shamir - 2017 - Philosophy East and West 67 (1):288-291.
    Whose Tradition? Which Dao? Confucius and Wittgenstein on Moral Learning and Reflection by James F. Peterman addresses the valuable position that Confucius’ dao can and has to be understood within the useful framework of Wittgensteinian forms of life, their concrete language games, and the mastery of techniques and rule- following, and that Wittgenstein’s forms of life embody critical therapeutic interventions that can be better understood through Confucian ideas of moral practice and reflection, most significantly as the practice of ritual. Placing (...)
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    The Meaning and Values ​​of "Good"-Exemplified by Confucius and Mencius's Philosophies.Hsiao-Huei Pan - 2002 - Philosophy and Culture 29 (1):30-44.
    Western philosophers and more emphasis on "good" concept or idea, because "good" is often seen as "value" of the source. In addition to the theory of philosophy as metaphysics or ontology beyond the property there is "one", "true", "good" and "beautiful" one, "perfection" or "good self" or equivalent "at a result of "or" God ", the" good "but also as practical philosophy of ethics or ethical behavior of people having sex in the value of the trends, the Chinese Confucian philosophy, (...)
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    Cosmic Order and Moral Autonomy: The Rise of Confucian Ethics in Axial Age China.Qin Zhou - 2000 - Dissertation, Harvard University
    This dissertation is about the reflection and reinterpretation of the moral philosophy of classical Confucianism in terms of autonomy. The object of this study is to reexamine the rise of Confucian ethics during the axial age by highlighting its roots in pre-axial age China. As a reconsideration of the Jaspersian mode of the "axial age breakthrough," which emphasizes a rupture, radically breaking away from the pre-axial age civilizations, this study argues that the rise of Confucian ethics as an axial age (...)
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    The Earlier Confucian Theory of Parents of the People.Feng-Qian Zhang - 2008 - Modern Philosophy 1:109-116.
    Citing ancient Confucians, from the "people of the parents' point of view, the rulers made ​​close to the people, love the people, protect the people, enriching the people and other requirements. However, since the intellectual history of modern researchers, the ancient ruler of the basic theory of the relationship with the ink does not seem to. This article focuses on Confucius, Zeng, Zisi, Mencius, Xunzi and other early Confucian school of thought on the "people of the parents 'ideas, summarize and (...)
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    A Post-modern Image Of Chinese Philosophy-an Account Based On The Confucian Implications Of "structure" And "deconstruction".Hsiu-Kung Yang - 2007 - Philosophy and Culture 34 (2):39-58.
    This paper attempts a new interpretation of Confucianism Confucianism and then talk about the past and today's discussion of post-modern scene, and further inferences in Chinese philosophy with the conditions of post-modern discourse. This paper chose Confucianism as a starting point for research, from the "structure" and "deconstruction" two to the police know its significance for the evolution. That is, from the perspective of post-modern interpretation of Confucianism change and development, discusses the breakdown of the content contained on the Confucian (...)
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    The Early Confucian culture of Culivating Life.Jie Gong - 1999 - Philosophy and Culture 26 (7):659-664.
    This the first time in the academic community and the health of the early Confucian culture, summed up the contents of it to support two major heart and self-cultivation. Confucius's "moderate", "no complaints" and "three ring" as the three principles of Yang Xin; to physical health care, food and clothing care, health care for the cultivation of the three conditions. On this basis, further elaborated the early Confucian health culture of Taoism and physicians academic impact, said: "Confucius health ideas constitute (...)
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    Confucianism, Curiosity, and Moral Self-Cultivation.Ian James Kidd - forthcoming - In Ilhan Inan, Lani Watson, Safiye Yigit & Dennis Whitcomb (eds.), The Moral Psychology of Curiosity. New York: Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 00-00.
    I propose that Confucianism incorporates a latent commitment to the closely related epistemic virtues of curiosity and inquisitiveness. Confucian praise of certain people, practices, and dispositions is only fully intelligible if these are seen as exercises and expressions of epistemic virtues, of which curiosity and inquisitiveness are the obvious candidates. My strategy is to take two core components of Confucian ethical and educational practice and argue that each presupposes a specific virtue. To have and to express a ‘love of learning’ (...)
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    Virtues and Roles in Early Confucian Ethics. [REVIEW]Connolly Tim - 2016 - In . pp. 272-284.
    Many passages in early Confucian texts such as the Analects and Mengzi are focused on virtue, recommending qualities like humaneness, righteousness, and trustworthiness. Still others emphasize roles: what it means to be a good son, a good ruler, a good friend, a good teacher, or a good student. How are these teachings about virtues and roles related? In the past decade there has been a growing debate between two interpretations of early Confucian ethics, one that sees virtues as fundamental, and (...)
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    Special Topic: Creativity in Christianity and Confucianism A Comparison of Confucian and Christian Conceptions of Creativity.Neville Robert - 2007 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 6 (2):125-130.
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    An Examination of Some Themes in the Confucian Classics with Respect to Missiological Implications for the Issue of Ancestral Rites.Yeoun Sook Ferris - 1998 - Dissertation, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
    The Chinese ancestral rites, heavily influenced by Confucianism, are often perceived as a major problem for Christianity in East Asia. The intent of this study was to compare and contrast some basic themes in Christianity and classical Confucianism, and to note some of the missiological implications that come from such a study. The study was guided by the following issues: What are the dominant themes, beliefs and values, with significance for ancestral rites, in the Five Classics and the Four Books (...)
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    On Reading Confucian Classics as Informed by "Confucius Meeting Nanzi".Hsiao-Huei Pan - 2011 - Philosophy and Culture 38 (6):5-20.
    "The Analects of Confucius," the book rarely involved in women's issues, only five Southern child is the "Analects" the only woman mentioned a name. "Nan-zi" of the parties to comment by ancient scholars, interpretation or conjecture, the Qing Dynasty historian Zhao Yi also said: "" The Analects of Confucius, "but" Nan-zi "chapter most unsolvable." "Nan-zi "How in the end should look at? For this article by ancient scholars of the "Nan-zi," the viewing order, to provide a contemporary reading of the (...)
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    The Theory of Confucius and Mengtzu's Destiny Thought and the Construction of Confucian Logotherapy.Jiaming Chen - 2009 - Study of Life and Death 1 (9):45-80.
    This article , is to want to pass Vladimir Zealand grams sense treatment to learn theory, the future of Confucius, Mencius, regardless life of ideas, to build up - Confucian sense treatment study. Vladimir Zealand grams learn the significance of treatment, is to emphasize is that people have a "seek the will of the meaning," and this sense of desire, is the clinical side of life is suffering, the misery of life, you can highlight out. Moreover, this sense is God (...)
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    The Essence of Trust in Confucianism and Trust Education : Focus on the Concept of ‘Trust’ in the Analects of Confucius. 장승희 - 2015 - Journal of Ethics 1 (103):83-113.
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    Relational Self in Classical Confucianism: Lessons From Confucius' Analects.O. Thompson Kirill - 2017 - Philosophy East and West 67 (3):887-907.
    One’s translating, reading, and understanding of texts from other eras and traditions are conditioned by tacit assumptions built into one’s own vocabulary and psycho-cultural understanding of self—of which one tends to be only intuitively aware. Thus, for example, when encountering the vocabulary in Classical Chinese for “I,” “me,” “mine,” “self,” et cetera, modern readers are inclined to import their own linguistic, cognitive, and cultural intuitions about these terms, unconsciously and without second thought. This has been particularly problematic for modern Western (...)
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    Ritual and Sacrifice in Early Confucianism: Contacts with the Spirit World.Deborah Sommer - 2003 - In Weiming Tu & Mary Evelyn Tucker (eds.), Confucian Spirituality. Crossroad Pub. Company. pp. 1--197.
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    A New Direction in Confucian Scholarship: Approaches to Examining the Differences Between Neo-Confucianism and Tao-Hsüeh.Hoyt Cleveland Tillman - 1992 - Philosophy East and West 42 (3):455-474.
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    Religion and the Ritual of Public Discourse1.Warren G. Frisina - 2011 - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 32 (1):74 - 92.
    What role should religion play in public discourse? Not long ago Richard Rorty argued, in more than one place, that religion is a "conversation stopper" which polite people refer to only in private conversations. Religious believers complain, however, that this practice renders it impossible for them to participate in public discourse. They ask whether a democratic community is worthy of the name if it effectively forbids (by custom or legislation) a significant segment of its citizens from acknowledging and drawing upon (...)
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