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China’s new Confucianism : politics and everyday life in a changing society by
Call Number: JQ1510 .B45 2008
Lication: Library North 4
"Daniel Bell has been able to breathe fresh life into an ancient and one largely-dismissed subject--and by doing so, has shown readers the possible benefits of the reintroduction of parts of Confucianism into modern Chinese society. China's New Confucianism is a great reminder of the wisdom--as well as some of the prejudices--of previous generations of thinkers and leaders." --Kit Gillet, China International Business.
Rediscovering Confucianism : a major philosophy of life in East Asia by
Call Number: BL1853 .L63 2006
Location: Library North 5
Provides a comprehensive evaluation of the development, application and significance of Confucianism through history and of its function and relevance today as one of the world's major intellectual and spiritual traditions.
Modernization, globalization, and confucianism in Chinese societies by
Call Number: BL1852 .T35 2002 - Library North 5.
"Explores the impact of the modernization of Chinese societies--mainland China, Singapore, and Taiwan--and the emergence of a global society on Confucianism. The division of Confucianism into traditionalist and modernist forms is examined as well as the extent of convergence of Confucianism and Western ideologies."--Description from Amazon.com.
Confucianism is an ethical and philosophical system developed from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (Kǒng Fūzǐ, or K'ung-fu-tzu, lit. "Master Kung", 551–479 BC).
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