Confucianism and Human Rights

Confucianism and Human Rights

by Wm. Theodore de Bary, William Theodore De Bary
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231109369

ISBN-13: 9780231109369

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

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…  See more details below

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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:
9780231109369
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.21(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents


1. The Chinese Tradition in Antiquity
1. The Oracle-Bone Inscriptions of the Late Shang Dynasty David N. Keightley
2. Classical Sources of Chinese Tradition Burton Watson; David S. Nivison, Irene Bloom
3. Confucius and the Analects Irene Bloom
4. Mozi: Utilitarianism, Uniformity, and Universal Love ; Burton Watson
5. The Way of Laozi and Zhuangzi
6. The Evolution of the Confucian Tradition in Antiquity
7. Legalists and Militarists
8. The Han Reaction to Qin Despotism
9. Daoist Syncretisms of the Late Zhou; Qin, and Early Han
10. The Imperial Order and Han Syntheses
11. The Economic Order Burton Watson; Wm. Theodore deBary
12. The Great Han Historians Burton Watson
3. Later Taoism and Mah"y"na Buddhism in China
13. Learning of the Mysterious Richard John Lynn; Wing-tsit Chan, Irene Bloom
14. Daoist Religion Franciscus Verellen; Nathan Sivin, et al.
15. The Introduction of Buddhism
16. Schools of Buddhism
17. Schools of Buddhism
4. The Confucian Revival and Neo-Confucianism
18. Social Life and Political Culture in the Tang
19. The Confucian Revival in the Song
20. Neo-Confucianism: The Philosophy of Human Nature and the Way of the Sage
21. Zhu Xi's Neo-Confucian Program Wm. Theodore deBary
22. Ideological Foundations of Late Imperial China
23. Neo-Confucian Education
24. Continuity and Crisis in the Ming

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