The Encyclopedia of Confucianism : 2-volume set book cover
1st Edition

The Encyclopedia of Confucianism
2-volume set

Edited By

Xinzhong Yao

ISBN 9780415515221
Published November 7, 2013 by Routledge
976 Pages

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Book Description

The Encyclopedia, the first of its kind, introduces Confucianism as a whole, with 1,235 entries giving full information on its history, doctrines, schools, rituals, sacred places and terminology, and on the adaptation, transformation and new thinking taking place in China and other Eastern Asian countries. An indispensable source for further study and research for students and scholars.

Table of Contents

General Survey entries:
Confucian Classics
Confucian Education
Confucian Iconography
Confucian Politics
Confucianism and Arts
Confucianism and Literature
Confucianism and Marxism
Confucianism and Women

Confucian Masters and Scholars:
Dong Zhongshu
Zhu Xi
Kang Youwei
Yi Hwang
Itô Jinsai
Tu Wei-ming

Confucian Schools:
Baijia (Hundred households)
Cheng-Zhu xuepai (The School of the Cheng Brothers and Zhu Xi)
Jinwen jingxue ('Modern script' classicism)
International Association of Confucian Studies

Confucian Terms and Concepts:
Boshi (Erudites or Academicians)
Daotong (Transmission of the Way)
Four-Seven Debate (Sadan Ch'iljóng Non )
Liujing zhuwo (The Six Classics are my footnotes)
Shinju goichi/funi

Confucian Sacred Places and Rituals:
Sacrifice to Heaven
Ancestral worship
Temple of Confucius
Rites of mourning and burial

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'This set will be essential for academic libraries supporting programmes in religion or philosophy.' – Reference Reviews