Religion, Culture, and the Public Sphere in China and Japan

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This collection examines the impact of East Asian religion and culture on the public sphere, defined as an idealized discursive arena that mediates the official and private spheres. Contending that the actors and agents on the fringes of society were instrumental in shaping the public sphere in traditional and modern East Asia, it considers how these outliers contribute to religious, intellectual, and cultural dialog in the public sphere. Jurgen Habermas conceptualized the public sphere as the discursive arena which grew ...

Religion, Culture, and the Public Sphere in China and Japan 2017, Palgrave MacMillan, Singapore

ISBN-13: 9789811024368

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