Ideas across Cultures: Essays on Chinese Thought in Honor of Benjamin I. Schwartz

Ideas across Cultures: Essays on Chinese Thought in Honor of Benjamin I. Schwartz


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674442252
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 08/20/1990
Series: Harvard East Asian Monographs , #150
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Paul A. Cohen is Edith Stix Wasserman Professor of Asian Studies and History Emeritus at Wellesley College.

Merle Goldman is Professor of History, Emerita, at Boston University and Associate of The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University.

Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Introduction Paul A. Cohen and Merle Goldman

    Part One: Thought
  1. Some Reflections on the Problems of the Axial-Age Breakthrough in Relation to Classical Confucianism Hao Chang
  2. A Language of Continuity in Confucian Thought Don J. Wyatt
  3. Yan Fu’s Utilitarianism in Chinese Perspective Hoyt Cleveland Tillman

  4. Part Two: Literature and Culture
  5. The Moral World of Hebei Village Opera David Arkush
  6. In Search of Modernity Some Reflections on a New Mode of Consciousness in Twentieth-Century Chinese History and Literature Leo Ou-fan Lee
  7. The Cultural Choices of Zhang Xinxin, A Young Writer of the 1980s Jeffrey C. Kinkley

  8. Part Three: Political Theory
  9. A “Theology” of Liberation? Socialist Revolution and Spiritual Regeneration in Chinese and Japanese Marxism Germaine A. Hoston
  10. Constitutional Alternatives and Democracy in the Revolution of 1911 Don C. Price

  11. Part Four: Culture and Methodology
  12. Continuities Between Modern and Premodern China: Some Neglected Methodological and Substantive Issues Thomas A. Metzger
  13. The Place of Values In Cross-Cultural Studies: The Example of Democracy and China Andrew J. Nathan

  • Notes
  • Index

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