Journal of Chinese Philosophy 39 (1):44-59 (2012)

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Xinyan Jiang
University of Redlands
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This article discusses Confucius's view of courage in comparison with Aristotle's and Neo-Confucians'. It proposes the following arguments: Confucius's conception of courage is much broader than Aristotle's, since it does not confine courage to the category of martial virtue and moral excellence that presupposes a noble motive; both Confucius's and Aristotle's conceptions of courage hold that courage is concerned with the fear of external threats but not the strength in self-improvement as Neo-Confucians have proposed; and Confucius's conception of courage is more relevant and significant than Aristotle's and Neo-Confucians' to contemporary life
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DOI 10.1111/j.1540-6253.2012.01701.x
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