Neo-Confucianism: Metaphysics, Mind, and Morality

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 19, 2017 - Philosophy - 328 pages
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Solidly grounded in Chinese primary sources, Neo Confucianism: Metaphysics, Mind, and Morality engages the latest global scholarship to provide an innovative, rigorous, and clear articulation of neo-Confucianism and its application to Western philosophy.

  • Contextualizes neo-Confucianism for contemporary analytic philosophy by engaging with today’s philosophical questions and debates
  • Based on the most recent and influential scholarship on neo-Confucianism, and supported by primary texts in Chinese and cross-cultural secondary literature
  • Presents a cohesive analysis of neo-Confucianism by investigating the metaphysical foundations of neo-Confucian perspectives on the relationship between human nature, human mind, and morality
  • Offers innovative interpretations of neo-Confucian terminology and examines the ideas of eight major philosophers, from Zhou Dunyi and Cheng-Zhu to Zhang Zai and Wang Fuzhi
  • Approaches neo-Confucian concepts in an penetrating yet accessible way
 

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Contents

Section 1
36
Section 2
61
Section 3
85
Section 4
103
Section 5
125
Section 6
139
Section 7
157
Section 8
183
Section 9
205
Section 10
227
Section 11
245
Section 12
265
Section 13
285

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JeeLoo Liu is Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Fullerton. She is the author of An Introduction to Chinese Philosophy: From Ancient Philosophy to Chinese Buddhism (Wiley-Blackwell 2006), co-editor of Consciousness and the Self (2012), and co-editor of Nothingness in Asian Philosophy (2014). She is currently the Executive Director of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy.

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