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Confucian political ethics

Author: Daniel Bell
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
Series: Ethikon series in comparative ethics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Drawing upon in-depth, cross-cultural dialogues, the contributors delve into the relationship of Confucian political ethics to contemporary social issues, exploring Confucian perspectives on civil society, government, territorial boundaries and boundaries of the human body and body politic, and ethical pluralism. They examine how Confucianism, often dismissed as backwardly patriarchal, can in fact find common ground  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Confucian political ethics.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007021711
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Bell
ISBN: 9781400828661 140082866X 9786612569166 6612569166 1282569163 9781282569164
OCLC Number: 655401986
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 273 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Confucian conceptions of civil society / Richard Madsen --
Confucian perspectives on civil society and government / Peter Nosco --
Civil society, government, and Confucianism : a commentary / Henry Rosemont, Jr. --
Territorial boundaries and Confucianism / Joseph Chan --
Boundaries of the body and body politic in early Confucian thought / Michael Nylan --
Confucian attitudes toward ethical pluralism / Joseph Chan --
Two strands of Confucianism / Lee H. Yearley --
Gender and relationship roles in the Analects and the Mencius / Sin Yee Chan --
The Confucian concept of Ren and the feminist ethics of care : a comparative study / Chenyang Li --
The implications of ancient Chinese military culture for world peace / Ni Lexiong --
Just war and Confucianism : implications for the contemporary world / Daniel A. Bell.
Series Title: Ethikon series in comparative ethics.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel A. Bell.
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For much of the twentieth century, Confucianism was condemned by Westerners and East Asians alike as antithetical to modernity. This book shows how classical Confucian theory - with its emphasis on  Read more...


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"The recent resurgence of interest in Confucius and Confucianism has been reflected in an outpouring of books on all aspects of this important tradition. With this excellent volume, Bell ... offers Read more...

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