Confucian Thought: Selfhood as Creative Transformation
Confucian Thought: Selfhood as Creative Transformation is a collection of Tu’s seminal essays. It is a sustained deliberation on the substance and worth of the Confucian conception of personhood. This analysis complements Tu’s highly acclaimed Humanity and Self-Cultivation: Essays in Confucian Thought as a continued expression of his deepening understanding of Confucianism voiced through various perennial human concerns.
Tu weaves philosophic, historical, anthropological, sociological, and psychological perspectives into a coherent discussion of the Confucian themes that continue to inspire the modern intellectual mind. His is a vital contribution to Chinese thought and religion.
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I The Moral Universal from the Perspectives of East Asian Thought
Chinese Visions of Nature
III A Confucian Perspective on Learning to be Human
IV The Value of the Human in Classical Confucian Thought
V Jen as a Living Metaphor in the Confucian Analects
An Approach to Chinese Aesthetics
The FatherSon Relationship in Confucian Thought
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