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The Book of Mencius and its Reception in China and beyond
Herausgeber: Huang, Chun-Chieh / Paul, Gregor / Roetz, Heiner
Reihe:
Bandnummer: 52
Umfang/Format: VIII, 239 pages
Sprache: English
Ausstattung: Book (Paperback)
Abmessungen: 17.00 × 24.00 cm
Edition: 1. Auflage
Erscheinungsdatum: 02.01.2008
Preise: 68,00 Eur[D] / 70,00 Eur[A]
ISBN: 978-3-447-05669-4
68,00 Eur

The Mencius, attributed to the philosopher Mengzi (Lat. Mencius, ca. 370-290 BC), the “second Sage” of the Confucian school after its founder, is one of the most prominent of all Chinese classics, with a great impact on the historical development of Confucianism. Today, it serves as one of the determinants for positioning Confucianism in the modern world, and it is the most discussed Chinese philosophical text in the context of the search for universally valid ethical norms and democracy. The essays collected in this volume by scholars from Taiwan, Japan and Germany focus on various aspect of the reception of the work in East Asia from the Song-Dynasty to the present day. They call into mind the significance of a thinker who according to Albert Schweitzer is “the most modern one of all thinkers of antiquity”.

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