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Confucian Ethics

A Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy, and Community
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Cambridge University Press
Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Oriental & Indian philosophy, Social & political philosophy, Philosophy, Eastern - General, China, Confucianism, Eastern, Philosophy / General, General, Confucian e
ContributionsKwong-Loi Shun (Editor), David B. Wong (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7754385M
ISBN 100521796571
ISBN 139780521796576

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Cited by: Get this from a library. Early Confucian ethics: concepts and arguments. [Kim Chong Chong] -- "Explores the ethical theories of three early Confucian thinkers, Confucius, Confucian Ethics book, and Xunzi". Confucian ethics are maxims and prescriptions for social and political behavior based on writings by Confucian philosophers and canons dealing with filial piety, rituals, and social behavior.

In this sense, the future of Confucian ethics lies in its relevance to moral psychology. Therefore, the title of this book: "A Chinese Ethics for the New Century." A good portion of the book concerns the notion of equality in Confucian classics and the absence of the notion of autonomy therein.3/5(1).

Confucian Ethics book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Chinese ethical tradition has often been thought to oppose Western vi /5(6).

For much of the twentieth century, Confucianism was condemned by Westerners and East Asians alike as antithetical to modernity. Internationally renowned philosophers, historians, and social scientists argue otherwise in Confucian Political show how classical Confucian theory--with its emphasis on family ties, self-improvement, education, and the social good--is highly relevant to Cited by: For much of the twentieth century, Confucianism was condemned by Westerners and East Asians alike as antithetical to modernity.

Internationally renowned philosophers, historians, and social scientists argue otherwise in Confucian Political show how classical Confucian theory--with its emphasis on family ties, self-improvement, education, and the social good--is highly relevant to. Confucian Ethics A Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy, and Community Cited by 22; Cited by.

Crossref Citations. This book has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data comparing Western human rights-based ethics and Confucian duty-based moral philosophy. Ethics and Information Technology, Vol. I discovered this book recently in a little second hand bookshop, and it Confucian Ethics book been a sheer joy to read.

I feel I learned a lot. "Confucian Ethics Today: The Singapore Challenge" was published inand pertains to events that took place in Singapore inso it is a little snapshot, a brief moment in Singapore's history/5. Exploring the relational notion of "person" that grounds Confucian philosophy, he pursues a nuanced understanding of the cluster of terms through which Confucian role ethics is expressed.

Drawing on Western and Chinese sources, Ames provides a convincing argument that the only way to understand the Confucian vision of the consummate life is to. Confucian Ethics. Ritual. Confucian Ethics book Business and Confucianism (Doctorate) Description of the Subject - Confucianism, Ethics and Business.

Kongzi, also called Kung-tse, to which the Jesuits put the name of Confucius, was born in BCE in Kufow, in the State of Lu and died in BCE at the age of He was also known as the Wise or Master Kung (Kung-Fu-Tsu).

Confucius (Chinese: 孔子); born Kǒng Qiū (Chinese: 孔丘); (/ k ən ˈ f j uː ʃ ə s / kən-FEW-shəs; BC– BC) was a Chinese philosopher and politician of the Spring and Autumn period.

The philosophy of Confucius, also known as Confucianism, emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice, kindness, and : BC, Zou, Lu, Zhou Kingdom (present-day.

Woods, Peter R. and Lamond, David A. What Would Confucius Do. – Confucian Ethics and Self-Regulation in l of Business Ethics, Vol. Issue Cited by: Summary. Book II turns its attention to matters of government. Chapters 1,2, and 3 deal with government issues and the importance of te, or ius compares the moral leader to one whose character is like the North star.

Even as the ethical beliefs of those around such a person may shift, one possessing true character remains steadfast. The Confucian system of ethics is the fundamental motivation of all pursuits in life in society and has been embedded in civilisation for two millennia.

This is the philosophical root of doing business: following the ethics of the ‘rule of man’ rather than the ‘rule of law’ is common business practice for firms.

This volume presents the fruits of an extended dialogue among American and Chinese philosophers concerning the relations between virtue ethics and the Confucian tradition.

Based on recent advances in English-language scholarship on and translation of Confucian philosophy, the book demonstrates that cross-tradition stimulus, challenge, and. This book looks at the competing attempts of virtue ethics and role ethics to capture the foundations of Confucian ethics.

Connecting Confucian Role Ethics with recent developments in exemplarist virtue theory, it argues that role ethics can contribute to our understanding of early Confucian and contemporary accounts of virtue.

The Canonical Books of Confucianism (Canon of the Literati) The Confucian Canon. At different periods different works —most not written by Confucius himself— have been considered the crucial sources of the Confucian tradition.

The following fourteen items have all been included at one time or another. "The Book of Changes" (Divination). The Book of Rites, along with the Rites of Zhou (Zhōulǐ) and the Book of Etiquette and Rites (Yílǐ), which are together known as the “Three Li (Sānlǐ),” constitute the ritual (li) section of the Five Classics which lay at the core of the traditional Confucian canon (Each of the “five” classics is.

Confucian Ethics in Western Discourse brings Chinese philosophers into dialogue with contemporary moral philosophers, identifying how ancient Chinese philosophy can contribute to Western discussions of moral philosophy. Covering the characteristics and significance of the Confucian ethical tradition, this study introduces the main concepts, discusses differing perspectives of moral dilemmas Author: Wai-Ying Wong.

Confucian Role Ethics: A Vocabulary Roger T. Ames. File: PDF, MB. Preview. Send-to-Kindle or Email. Please login to your account first; You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The Characteristics of Confucian Ethics --The Concept of Morality in Confucian Ethics --The Moral and Non-Moral Virtues in Confucian Ethics --Confucian Ethics: Universalistic or Particularistic?--The Resolution of Moral Dilemma-From the Confucian Perspective --The Unity of Heaven and Man; A.

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Pages: Chapter III Confucian Ethics and the Limits of Rights Theory “if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength; if in serving his prince, he can devote his life; if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere – although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has.” -- The Confucian Analects Book review of Confucian Role Ethics: A Vocabulary,€ The ethics of Confucianism is an example of role ethics.

Confucianismedit. Tang Dynasty depiction of Confucius. Confucian role ethics centers around filial piety or xiao, a respect for family members.

Confucian Role Ethics: A Size: 4KB. Read this book on Questia. "In Early Confucian Ethics, Kim-chong Chong re-examines the thinking of the three classical Confucians - Confucius, Mencius, and Xunzi - keeping each of them distinct, and not falling into the common trap of reading Confucius and Xunzi in Mencian terms.

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This book develops an ethic of solidarity and reciprocity with the migrants in Asia who are marginalized, based on Catholic and Confucian social ethics. It offers an in depth examination of the ethical responses towards migration, and is interdisciplinary in : Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Description: For much of the twentieth century, Confucianism was condemned by Westerners and East Asians alike as antithetical to modernity. Internationally renowned philosophers, historians, and social scientists argue otherwise inConfucian Political Ethics.

They show how classical Confucian theory--with its emphasis on family ties, self. The Chinese ethical tradition has often been thought to oppose Western views of the self as autonomous and possessed of individual rights with views that emphasize the centrality of relationship and community to the self.

The essays in this collection discuss the validity of that contrast as it concerns Confucianism, the single most influential Chinese school of thought.

inconsistencies, not surprisingly, as one reads Yu’s book, clear and coherent pictures of Confucian and Aristotle’s ethics with mirroring structures gradually emerge. Yu ’s third achievement is that he has given us the most systematically articulated picture of what Confucian ethics would be .A very interesting overview of Confucian philosophy and its application for engineers.

You can read the paper using one of the following links. Engineers’ Moral Responsibility: A Confucian Perspective by Shan Jing, Neelke Doorn Science and Engineering Ethics - Springer Nature The mechanic, who wishes to do his work well, must first sharpen his tools.Confucian Virtue Ethics.

Scholars believe that, like Aristotle, Confucius stressed the virtuous life in his ethical system, with the goal of creating a junzi, or a person who was gracious, magnanimous, and cultured: in other words, a flourishing human being.A junzi exhibited refinement, self-control, and balance in all things, acting neither rashly nor timidly.