Confucianism in the Eyes of a Confucian Liberal: Hsu Fu-Kuan's Critical Examination of the Confucian Political Tradition

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This book provides access to the work of a brilliant contemporary Chinese thinker, Hsu Fu-kuan, whose works may not be accessible to English readers. As a scholar of depth, acumen, and originality, Hsu endeavors to explore the core value of Confucian humanism and to dissociate it from the baneful or outdated bequest. He attributes the political failures of the culture not to the Confucian tradition, but to a legalistically influenced model of One-Man Despotism, and argues that democracy is the only way forward for China. In ...

Confucianism in the Eyes of a Confucian Liberal: Hsu Fu-Kuan's Critical Examination of the Confucian Political Tradition 2001, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820449029

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