|Neo-Confucianism : a philosophical introduction|
|Neo-Confucianism : a philosophical introduction / Stephen C. Angle and Justin Tiwald.|
Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-282) and index.
Introduction -- Pattern and vital stuff -- Nature -- Heartmind -- Emotions -- Knowing -- Self-cultivation -- Virtues -- Governance and institutions -- The enduring significance of Neo-Confucianism -- Teaching Neo-Confucianism topically -- Table of Neo-Confucians.
Neo-Confucianism is a philosophically sophisticated tradition weaving classical Confucianism together with themes from Buddhism and Daoism. It began in China around the eleventh century CE, has played a leading role in East Asian cultures around the last millennium, and has had a profound influence on modern Chinese society. Based on the latest scholarship but presented in accessible language, Neo-Confucianism: A Philosophical Introduction is organized around themes that are central in Neo-Confucian philosophy, including the structure of the cosmos, human nature, ways of knowing, personal cultivation, and approaches to governance. The authors thus accomplish two things at once: they present the Neo-Confucians in their own, distinctive terms; and they enable contemporary readers to grasp what is at stake in the great Neo-Confucian debates. This novel structure gives both students and scholars in philosophy, religion, history, and cultural studies a new window onto one of the world's most important philosophical traditions. -- from back cover.
Local access dig. epub [Angle-Tiwald-Neo-Confucianism.epub]
|Rec. Type||Digital Book (epub)||Language||English|
|Collection||Ricci Institute Library||Rec. #||19757|