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Ethics in Early China: An Anthology

Chris Fraser, Dan Robins, and Timothy O'Leary


Early Chinese ethics has attracted increasing scholarly and social attention in recent years, as the virtue-ethics movement in Western philosophy sparked renewed interest in Confucianism and Daoism. Meanwhile, intellectuals and social commentators throughout greater China have looked to the Chinese ethical tradition for resources to evaluate the role of traditional cultural values in the contemporary world. Publications on early Chinese ethics have tended to focus uncritical attention toward Confucianism, while neglecting Daoism, Mohism, and shared features of Chinese moral psychology. This bo ... More

Keywords: China, ethics, Daoism, Confucianism, philosophy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9789888028931
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888028931.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chris Fraser, editor

Dan Robins, editor
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Timothy O'Leary, editor
University of Hong Kong

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