Confucius: The Secular as Sacred

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Waveland Press, 1998 - Education - 84 pages
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Review: Confucius: The Secular As Sacred (Religious Traditions of the World)

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A new perspective to see Confucius for Westerners. According to Confucius, we learn "li" to be "Jen", humane. If we perform li appropriately, magically Jen is there, people around us will respond to us positively. Read full review

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A new perspective to see Confucius for Westerners. According to Confucius, we learn "li" to be "Jen", humane. If we perform li appropriately, magically Jen is there, people around us will respond to us positively. Read full review

About the author (1998)

Herbert Fingarette is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In addition to "Self-Deception" (1969), he is the author of "The Self in Transformation" (1963), "On Responsibility" (1967), "The Meaning of Criminal Insanity" (California, 1972), " Confucius: The Secular as Sacred" (1972), "Mental Disabilities and Criminal Responsibility" (California 1979), "Heavy Drinking: The Myth of Alcoholism as a Disease" (California 1988), and "Death: Philosophical Soundings" (1996).

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