Confucianism and Human Rights / Edition 1

Confucianism and Human Rights / Edition 1

by Wm. Theodore de de Bary
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231109377

ISBN-13: 9780231109376

Pub. Date: 04/29/1999

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Is the Confucian tradition compatible with the Western understanding of human rights? Are there fundamental human values, regardless of cultural differences, common to all peoples of all nations? At this critical point in Communist China's history, eighteen distinguished scholars address the role of Confucianism in dealing with questions of universal human

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Is the Confucian tradition compatible with the Western understanding of human rights? Are there fundamental human values, regardless of cultural differences, common to all peoples of all nations? At this critical point in Communist China's history, eighteen distinguished scholars address the role of Confucianism in dealing with questions of universal human rights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231109376
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
04/29/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1. The Chinese Tradition in Antiquity1. The Oracle-Bone Inscriptions of the Late Shang DynastyDavid N. Keightley2. Classical Sources of Chinese Tradition Burton Watson, by David S. Nivison, Irene Bloom3. Confucius and the AnalectsIrene Bloom4. Mozi: Utilitarianism, Uniformity, and Universal Love, by Burton Watson5. The Way of Laozi and Zhuangzi6. The Evolution of the Confucian Tradition in Antiquity7. Legalists and Militarists8. The Han Reaction to Qin Despotism9. Daoist Syncretisms of the Late Zhou, by Qin, and Early Han10. The Imperial Order and Han Syntheses11. The Economic Order Burton Watson, by Wm. Theodore deBary12. The Great Han Historians Burton Watson3. Later Taoism and Mah?y?na Buddhism in China13. Learning of the MysteriousRichard John Lynn, by Wing-tsit Chan, Irene Bloom14. Daoist ReligionFranciscus Verellen, by Nathan Sivin, et al.15. The Introduction of Buddhism16. Schools of Buddhism17. Schools of Buddhism4. The Confucian Revival and Neo-Confucianism18. Social Life and Political Culture in the Tang19. The Confucian Revival in the Song20. Neo-Confucianism: The Philosophy of Human Nature and the Way of the Sage21. Zhu Xi's Neo-Confucian Program Wm. Theodore deBary22. Ideological Foundations of Late Imperial China23. Neo-Confucian Education24. Continuity and Crisis in the Ming

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