By Shu-hsien Liu
This quantity is the follow-up to Understanding Confucian Philosophy: Classical and Sung-Ming, which offered the 1st Epochs of Confucian philosophy. The 3rd Epoch, provided during this e-book, is that of latest Neo-Confucian philosophy. It notes a paradigm shift from the overdue Ming to the early Ch'ing, which exhibits us how the road of Sung-Ming Neo-Confucian philosophy used to be damaged. Then, heritage details is given to reply to the query of ways the phoenix used to be reborn from the ashes; on the top of the iconoclast may possibly Fourth circulation in 1919, Liang Sou-ming, the forerunner of the circulation, constructed his rules approximately East-West cultures and their philosophies.
During the darkest moments of chinese language historical past, 3 generations of recent Confucian students constructed their principles and accomplished nice scholarship. Shu-hsien Liu offers a framework of 4 teams to painting the move. And, the philosophies of Fung Yu-lan, Hsuing Shih-li, Thome H. Fang, T'ang Chun-I, and Mou tsung-san are reviewed and analyzed. The overseas size of the 3rd new release of latest Confucians is additionally brought. within the end, Shu-hsien Liu reviews at the relevance of this development of suggestion at the present time with a view towards the future.
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