How Does Xunzi Demonstrate the Indispensability of Morality

Philosophy and Culture 35 (11):163-176 (2008)

As a moralist, anti-recovery Xunzi stressed the need for good, and force map from the complete theoretical level evidence on this issue regardless of morality in order to teach people Mian force for good. On the theoretical structure, regardless of Xunzi's ethical card contains two levels - the community level with the level of individual personality. Regardless of social and moral dimensions of evidence, the Xunzi emphasized ethics as a way of social and social function, which started as a consequence of the theoretical into the network regardless. And, regardless of the level of moral evidence of the Confucian tradition was established which is the way of loyalty and forgiveness as part of its internal logic guarantees; on the moral level of the individual regardless of personality in terms of evidence, Xunzi De has shown a distinct behavior regardless regardless of moral orientation. On the whole, regardless of their moral examination of evidence that the two-layer structure: Xunzi De conduct regardless presented as a comprehensive In order regardless of the moral consequences regardless. As a moral philosopher, Xunzi emphasizes the indispensability of morality times without number and try to accomplish the philosophical demonstration for the moral issue. As its theoretical structure is concerned, Xunzi's moral demonstration comprises two contrastive lays: the lay of sociality and the lay of individual personality. The former keep to a kind of consequentialism, whereas the latter confirm to a kind of deontology. As a consistent and integrated theory, Xunzi's moral philosophy can be regard as a kind of deontology that assimilate some elements of consequentialism.
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