Books in category Religion – Confucianism

  • Political Systems of East Asia

    Political Systems of East Asia
    Louis D. Hayes

    The book describes the ways in which a shared Confucian tradition and particular historical experiences of imperialism and war have affected each country's internal dynamics, responses to the outside world, and distinctive political …

  • Manufacturing Confucianism

    Manufacturing Confucianism
    Lionel M. Jensen

    In Manufacturing Confucianism, Lionel M. Jensen reveals this very fact, demonstrating how sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Western missionaries used translations of the ancient ru tradition to invent the presumably historical figure who …

  • Confucianism and the Family

    Confucianism and the Family
    Walter H. Slote, George A. De Vos

    An interdisciplinary exploration of the Confucian family in East Asia which includes historical, psychocultural, and gender studies perspectives.

  • Ta HsĂ eh and Chung Yung

    Ta HsĂĽeh and Chung Yung
    Andrew Plaks

    Set alongside The Analects and Mencius, these two texts make up the 'Four Books' of Chinese Confucian tradition.

  • The Korean Neo Confucianism of Yi T oegye and Yi Yulgok

    The Korean Neo-Confucianism of Yi T’oegye and Yi Yulgok
    Edward Y. J. Chung

    This is a study of the most significant debate in Korean Neo-Confucianism between the two most eminent Neo-Confucian thinkers, summarizing their philosophies and providing refreshing insights into Confucian language and culture.

  • Confucius A Guide for the Perplexed

    Confucius: A Guide for the Perplexed
    Yong Huang

    A clear and thorough account of Confucius and his ideas, underscoring his relevance to both Chinese people and to people in the West.

  • Against Individualism

    Against Individualism
    Henry Rosemont Jr.

    This book will be of value to all students and scholars of philosophy, political theory, and Religious, Chinese, and Family Studies, as well as everyone interested in the intersection of morality with their everyday and public lives.

  • Reconstructing the Confucian Dao

    Reconstructing the Confucian Dao
    Joseph A. Adler

    This book revives Zhu Xi as a religious thinker, challenging longstanding characterizations of him.

  • Confucianism Chinese History and Society

    Confucianism, Chinese History and Society
    Sin Kiong Wong

    A collection of essays that cover many important themes and topics in Chinese Studies, including the Confucian perspective on human rights, Nationalism and Confucianism, Confucianism and the development of Science in China, crisis and …

  • Confucian Perfectionism

    Confucian Perfectionism
    Joseph Chan

    Confucian Perfectionism critically reconfigures the Confucian political philosophy of the classical period for the contemporary era.

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