Contemporary Chinese Political Thought: Debates and Perspectives

Contemporary Chinese Political Thought: Debates and Perspectives

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ISBN-13: 9780813136424
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: 07/11/2012
Series: Asia in the New Millennium Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Fred Dallmayr, Emeritus Packey J. Dee Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, is the author or editor of more than thirty books, including Return to Nature? An Ecological Counterhistory.

Zhao Tingyang, researcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and professor at Capital Normal University, is the author of Studies of a Bad World: Political Philosophy as First Philosophy.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction Fred Dallmayr 1

Part 1 Contemporary Issues and Debates

1 Ideological Conflicts in Modern China Ji Wenshun 17

2 The Debates in Contemporary Chinese Political Thought Zhou Lian 26

3 All-Under-Heaven and Methodological Relationism: An Old Story and New World Peace Zhao Tingyang 46

4 Debating the "Chinese Theory of International Relations": Toward a New Stage in Chinas International Studies Zhang Feng 67

Part 2 Confucianism and Chinese Politics

5 Contemporary New Confucianism: Background, Varieties, and Significance Liu Shuxian 91

6 Modernity and Confucian Political Philosophy in a GlobaUzed World Chen Ming 110

7 Four Models of the Relationship between Confucianism and Democracy He Baogang 131

8 Confucianism and Democracy: Water and Fire? Water and Oil? or Water and Fish? Ni Peimin 152

Part 3 Post-Maoism and the New Left

9 The Dialectic of the Chinese Revolution Revisited: Desublimation and Resublimation in Post-Mao China Ci Jiwei 173

10 Chinas Future: Suggestions from Petty Bourgeois Socialist Theories and Some Chinese Practices Cui Zhiyuan 185

11 Taking the China Model Seriously: One-Party Constitutionalism and Economic Development Frank Fang 209

12 Why Is State Effectiveness Essential for Democracy? Asian Examples Wang Shaoguang 242

13 The Legitimacy of Proletarian Political Practice: On Marxist Political Philosophy Cheng Guangyun 268

List of Contributors 285

Index 289

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