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Boston Confucianism : Portable Tradition in the Late-Modern World - 00 edition

Boston Confucianism : Portable Tradition in the Late-Modern World (ISBN10: 0791447189; ISBN13: 9780791447185)
ISBN13: 978-0791447185
ISBN10: 0791447189

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0791447178
ISBN10: 0791447170

Summary: Is it possible to be a Confucian without being East Asian, as so many philosophers have been Platonists without being Greek? Strangely enough, many scholars would answer in the negative, citing the inextricable connection between Confucianism and East Asia culture. Boston Confucianism argues to the contrary, maintaining that Confucianism can be important to the contemporary global conversation of philosophy and should not be confined to an East Asian context. It prom
otes a multicultural philosophy of culture and makes a contribution to Confucian-Christian dialogue, showing that the relations among the world's great civilizations today is not a "clash," as Samuel Huntington has argued, but an entanglement whose roots are worth sorting and whose contemporary mutual developments are worth promoting.
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Summary: Is it possible to be a Confucian without being East Asian, as so many philosophers have been Platonists without being Greek? Strangely enough, many scholars would answer in the negative, citing the inextricable connection between Confucianism and East Asia culture. Boston Confucianism argues to the contrary, maintaining that Confucianism can be important to the contemporary global conversation of philosophy and should not be confined to an East Asian context. It promotes a multicultural philosophy of culture and makes a contribution to Confucian-Christian dialogue, showing that the relations among the world's great civilizations today is not a "clash," as Samuel Huntington has argued, but an entanglement whose roots are worth sorting and whose contemporary mutual developments are worth promoting. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: State University of NY Press
Year Published: 2000
International: No



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