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    Review of Translingual Practice: Literature, National Culture, and Translated Modernity: China, 1900-1937 by Lydia H. Liu. [REVIEW]Viren Murthy - 1998 - Philosophy East and West 48 (3):524-529.
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    The Democratic Potential of Confucian Minben Thought.Viren Murthy - 2000 - Asian Philosophy 10 (1):33 – 47.
    In this paper I argue that although the Confucian idea of 'minben' is not synonymous with democracy, some its tenets are conducive to the promotion of a regime in which citizens are politically and economically empowered. In particular, I focus on the way that Confucius, Mencius and Jia Yi stress that government should meet the basic needs of its people. Material well-being is an important precondition of democracy that is often overlooked in contemporary discussions of Chinese government, which usually focus (...)
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    Review of Anarchism in the Chinese Revolution by Arif Dirlik. [REVIEW]Viren Murthy - 1996 - Philosophy East and West 46 (1):123-131.
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    Modernity Against Modernity: Wang Hui's Critical History of Chinese Thought.Viren Murthy - 2006 - Modern Intellectual History 3 (1):137-165.
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    Book Review: Ontology of Production: Three Essays, Written by Nishida Kitarō. [REVIEW]Viren Murthy - 2014 - Historical Materialism 22 (2):219-236.
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  6. Confronting Capital and Empire: Rethinking Kyoto School Philosophy.Viren Murthy, Fabian Schäfer & Max Ward (eds.) - 2017 - Brill.
    This volume inquires into the relationship between philosophy, politics and capitalism by rethinking Kyoto School philosophy in relation to capitalist modernity.
     
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  7. The Challenge of Linear Time: Nationhood and the Politics of History in East Asia.Viren Murthy & Axel Schneider (eds.) - 2013 - Brill.
    The papers collected in this volume, although dealing with several different themes, congeal around a debate about the ways and extent of the dominance of linear time and progressive history and the concomitant delineation of the nation in Chinese and Japanese historiography.
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    The Political Philosophy of Zhang Taiyan: The Resistance of Consciousness.Viren Murthy - 2011 - Brill.
    Introduction : Zhang Taiyan and Chinese modernity -- Zhang's critique of Kang Youwei : anti-Manchuism, the national essence, and revolution -- Buddhist epistemology and modern self-identity : Zhang Taiyan's "On establishing religion" -- Transfiguring modern temporality : Zhang Taiyan's critique of evolutionary history -- Daoist equalization against the universal principle : Zhang Taiyan's critique of late Qing political theory -- Conclusion : Zhang Taiyan, Lu Xun and Wang Hui : the politics of imagining a better future.
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