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  1. Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy

    By David Elstein

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book examines democracy in recent Chinese-language philosophical work. It focuses on Confucian-inspired political thought in the Chinese intellectual world from after the communist revolution in China until today. The volume analyzes six significant contemporary Confucian philosophers in China...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Confucian Reflections

    Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times

    By Philip J Ivanhoe

    Confucian Reflections: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times is about the early Chinese Confucian classic the "Analects" Lunyu, attributed to the founder of the Confucian tradition, Kongzi (551-479 bce) and who is more commonly referred to as "Confucius" in the West. Philip J. Ivanhoe argues that the...

    Published June 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Mapping China and Managing the World

    Culture, Cartography and Cosmology in Late Imperial Times

    By Richard J. Smith

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Critical Asian Scholarship

    From the founding of the Qin dynasty in 221 BCE to the present, the Chinese have been preoccupied with the concept of order (zhi). This cultural preoccupation has found expression not only in China’s highly refined bureaucratic institutions and methods of social and economic organization but also...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Moral Exemplars in the Analects

    The Good Person is That

    By Amy Olberding

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    In this study, Olberding proposes a new theoretical model for reading the Analects. Her thesis is that the moral sensibility of the text derives from an effort to conceptually capture and articulate the features seen in exemplars, exemplars that are identified and admired pre-theoretically and thus...

    Published August 25th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Confucian Studies

    Edited by Xinzhong Yao, Tu Weiming

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Philosophy

    It is difficult, if not totally impossible, to define what we call ‘Confucianism’ in terms of any of the disciplines we are used to in the West, and contemporary scholars tend to see it as a historical and yet living tradition containing elements of philosophy, religion, politics, morality, and...

    Published August 4th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Introducing Chinese Religions

    By Mario Poceski

    Series: World Religions

    Introducing Chinese Religions is the ideal starting point for students exploring the fascinating religious traditions of China. This introduction covers the whole spectrum of Chinese religious history, from the multi-faceted religious heritage of pre-modern China, to the practice of different...

    Published June 19th 2009 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Religion and the Media in China
    Edited by Stefania Travagnin
    To Be Published July 1st 2015

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