By David Elstein
This e-book examines democracy in contemporary Chinese-language philosophical paintings. It specializes in Confucian-inspired political notion within the chinese language highbrow international from after the communist revolution in China until eventually this present day. the amount analyzes six major modern Confucian philosophers in China and Taiwan, describing their political suggestion and the way they attach their notion to Confucian culture, and opinions their political proposals and perspectives. It illustrates how Confucianism has reworked nowa days, the divergent understandings of Confucianism at the present time, and the way modern chinese language philosophers comprehend democracy, in addition to their criticisms of Western political concept.
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Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy (Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy) by David Elstein