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Classical Confucian political thought : a new interpretation

Author: Loubna El Amine
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, ©2015.
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Named Person: Confucius
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loubna El Amine
ISBN: 9780691163048 0691163049
OCLC Number: 958268412
Description: 1 v. (x-218 pages) ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Note on Translations and Transliterations xi Prologue 1 * Ethics and Politics in Classical Confucianism 2 * The Thesis of This Book 9 * Historical Background 16 * Chapter Outline 26 Chapter 1. Ruler and Ruled 29 * The Virtue Argument 30 * The People-Continued 37 * Hegemons 51 * Conclusion 61 Chapter 2. Rules and Regulations 62 * Security 63 * Welfare 68 * Promoting the Worthy 73 * Conclusion 80 Chapter 3. A Harmonious Society 82 * The Case against the Mohists 84 * Rituals 91 * Filiality 107 * Conclusion 114 Chapter 4. Rulers and Ministers 117 * Xunzi's Vision 118 * Insubordinate Ministers 124 * Revisiting the Question of Virtuous Rulership 135 * Conclusion 140 Chapter 5. Political Involvement 143 * Biographical Preliminaries 144 * The Virtue of Political Involvement 145 * Dilemmas of Political Life 151 * Conclusion 174 Chapter 6. Heaven in Politics 176 * Heaven's Allotments 180 * Uncertainty and Political Involvement 184 * Heaven's Patterns 190 * Conclusion 193 Epilogue 194 Bibliography 197 Index 207
Responsibility: Loubna El Amine.

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