Asian Studies: Chinese Philosophy

  • Secret Subversion I: Mou Zongsan, Kant, and Early Confucianism book cover

    Secret Subversion I

    Mou Zongsan, Kant, and Early Confucianism, 1st Edition

    By Tang Wenming

    Mou Zongsan (1909-1995), one of the representatives of Modern Confucianism, belongs to the most important Chinese philosophers in the 20th century. From a more traditional Confucian perspective, this book makes a critical analysis on Mou’s "moral metaphysics", mainly his thoughts about Confucian…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • Between Deontology and Justice: Chinese and Western Perspectives book cover

    Between Deontology and Justice

    Chinese and Western Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Genyou Wu

    In China, political philosophy is still a comparatively new academic discipline. While there is no such phrase as “political philosophy” in ancient Chinese texts, there are elements within them that could be considered part of that field. Central questions of Chinese ancient political philosophy…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • Comparative Metaethics: Neglected Perspectives on the Foundations of Morality book cover

    Comparative Metaethics

    Neglected Perspectives on the Foundations of Morality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Marshall

    This collection of original essays explores metaethical views from outside the mainstream European tradition. The guiding motivation is that important discussions about the ultimate nature of morality can be found far beyond ancient Greece and modern Europe. The volume’s aim is to show how rich the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17
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    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Quest for Legitimacy in Chinese Politics: A New Interpretation book cover

    The Quest for Legitimacy in Chinese Politics

    A New Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Lanxin Xiang

    Xiang explains the nature and depth of the legitimacy crisis facing the government of China, and why it is so frequently misunderstood in the West. Arguing that it is more helpful to understand the quest for legitimacy in China as an eternally dynamic process, rather than to seek resolutions in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
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    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • The Ming World book cover

    The Ming World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth M Swope

    The Ming World draws together scholars from all over the world to bring China’s Ming Dynasty (1368-1662) to life, exploring recent scholarly trends and academic debates that highlight the dynamism of the Ming and its key place in the early modern world. The book is designed to replicate the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
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    Routledge Worlds

  • Creativity in Chinese Contexts: Sociocultural and Dispositional Analyses book cover

    Creativity in Chinese Contexts

    Sociocultural and Dispositional Analyses, 1st Edition

    By Chau-kiu Cheung, Xiaodong Yue

    Examining creativity in Chinese societies from both a personal and contextual standpoint, this ground-breaking book offers readers a unique insight into the Chinese mind. It provides a review of the nature, origins, and consequences of creativity, deriving from empirical evidence in the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30
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    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • A History of Classical Chinese Thought book cover

    A History of Classical Chinese Thought

    1st Edition

    By Zehou Li

    Li Zehou is widely regarded as one of China’s most influential contemporary thinkers. He has produced influential theories of the development of Chinese thought and the place of aesthetics in Chinese ethics and value theory. This book is the first English-language translation of Li Zehou’s work on…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • The Chinese Dream: Educating the Future: An Educational Philosophy and Theory Chinese Educational Philosophy Reader, Volume VII book cover

    The Chinese Dream: Educating the Future

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Chinese Educational Philosophy Reader, Volume VII, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Peters

    This edited collection is based on a series of articles written by Michael A Peters as Editor-in-Chief of Educational Philosophy and Theory to explore the concept of The Chinese Dream first introduced by President Xi in 2012. This seventh volume in the Editor's Choice series provides a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
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    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

  • Perspectives in Role Ethics: Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation book cover

    Perspectives in Role Ethics

    Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Dare, Christine Swanton

    Although our moral lives would be unrecognisable without them, roles have received little attention from analytic moral philosophers. Roles are central to our lives and to our engagement with one another, and should be analysed in connection with our core notions of ethics such as virtue, reason,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
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    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Why Traditional Chinese Philosophy Still Matters: The Relevance of Ancient Wisdom for the Global Age book cover

    Why Traditional Chinese Philosophy Still Matters

    The Relevance of Ancient Wisdom for the Global Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ming Dong Gu

    Traditional Chinese philosophy, if engaged at all, is often regarded as an object of antiquated curiosity and dismissed as unimportant in the current age of globalization. Written by a team of internationally renowned scholars, this book, however, challenges this judgement and offers an in-depth…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
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  • Intellectual Discourse in Reform Era China: The Debate on the Spirit of the Humanities in the 1990s book cover

    Intellectual Discourse in Reform Era China

    The Debate on the Spirit of the Humanities in the 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Giorgio Strafella

    This book explores intellectual discourse in reform era China by analysing the so-called “debate on the spirit of the Humanities”, which occurred in the years 1993-95, and which is recognised by scholars as one of the most interesting, influential and important debates of the 1990s. This debate, in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
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  • Confucius and the Modern World book cover

    Confucius and the Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Lai Chen

    This book represents the cutting edge of theoretical works on Confucianism. Starting from Confucianism’s comeback in modern China and ending with the proposal of the new philosophical concept of “multiple universality” in the face of the world culture, the author conducts an in-depth analysis and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

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