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Making a moral society : ethics and the state in Meiji Japan

Author: Richard M Reitan
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents a study of ethics in Meiji Japan (1868-1912) that explores the struggle to define a common morality for the emerging nation-state. This book considers the fluidity of moral subjectivity by  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reitan, Richard M.
Making a moral society.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009018704
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Reitan
OCLC Number: 748927422
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Ethics and the universal in Meiji Japan --
Civilization and foolishness : contextualizing ethics in early Meiji Japan --
The epistemology of Rinrigaku --
Rinrigaku and religion : the formation and fluidity of moral subjectivity --
Resisting civilizational hierarchies : the ethics of spirit and the spirit of the people --
Approaching the moral ideal : national morality, the state, and "dangerous thought" --
Epilogue: The ethics of humanism and moral particularism in twentieth-century Japan.
Responsibility: Richard M. Reitan.


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