Moral Circle and the Self: Chinese and Western Approaches

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If ethics encompasses not just a concern for self and family but also for a wider circle of others, what resources do Chinese and Western ethics offer to motivate and guide this expansion of concern? This question is the theme uniting all these essays by leading Chinese and Western philosophers.
Topics discussed include: the Confician emphasis on hierarchy; the motivational basis driving concern for others; how Descartes and Mencius analyzed pity and compassion, how personal ...
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Overview


If ethics encompasses not just a concern for self and family but also for a wider circle of others, what resources do Chinese and Western ethics offer to motivate and guide this expansion of concern? This question is the theme uniting all these essays by leading Chinese and Western philosophers.
Topics discussed include: the Confician emphasis on hierarchy; the motivational basis driving concern for others; how Descartes and Mencius analyzed pity and compassion, how personal identities are formed in Chinese and Western cultures, the possibility of a Confucian civil society, and children’s rights.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780812695359
  • Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 5/15/2003
  • Pages: 307
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Golden Rule Arguments: A Missing Thought? 3
2 The Moral Circle 17
3 Descartes and Mencius on Self and Community 27
4 A Response to the Mohist Arguments in "Impartial Caring" 41
5 Friendship and Role Morality 61
6 Pluralism and Moral Authority 75
7 Love and Respect in the Confucian Family 93
8 Confucian Moral Cultivation: Some Parallels with Musical Training 107
9 Personal Identity and Family Commitment 143
10 Individualism and Collectivism in Moral and Social Thought 163
11 Regulating the Family 177
12 Can There Be a Confucian Civil Society? 193
13 Minority Rights: A Confucian Critique of Kymlicka's Theory of Nonassimilation 219
14 Finding the Self in the Analects: A Philological Approach 249
15 Autonomy in the Analects 269
16 The Problem of the Self in the Analects 283
Contributors 295
Index 299
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