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    The Moral and Non-Moral Virtues in Confucian Ethics.Wai-Ying Wong - 2011 - Asian Philosophy 21 (1):71-82.
    The question ?How should one live?? reflects the central concern in the ethics of Socrates. The answer to this question is not merely related to the concepts of obligation and duty, which constitute the major problems of modern moral philosophy, but it can also be considered from the prudential point of view. Therefore both the moral and non-moral realms contribute to a good life. Although there is little doubt concerning the existence of the non-moral realm in Confucianism, yet the relationship (...)
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    Morally Bad in the Philosophy of the Cheng Brothers.Wai-Ying Wong - 2009 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 36 (1):141-156.
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    Ren, Empathy and the Agent-Relative Approach in Confucian Ethics.Wai-Ying Wong - 2012 - Asian Philosophy 22 (2):133-141.
    The recent debate on whether Confucian Ethics should be viewed as a type of virtue ethics inevitably touches on the issue of the meaning of virtues such as ren ?, yi ?, and li ?. However, the argument would be over-simplified to claim that since Confucianism puts significant weight on virtues then it is virtue ethics. The conclusion would mainly depend on how we understand the key concepts such as ren, yi and the roles they play in the ethical life (...)
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    The Status ofLi in the Cheng Brothers' Philosophy.Wai-Ying Wong - 2003 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 3 (1):109-119.
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    Confucian Ethics: Universalistic or Particularistic?Wai-Ying Wong - 1998 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 25 (3):361-374.