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Zhang Taiyan's Concept of the Individual and Modern Chinese Identity

Hui Wang

in Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter re-examines the political and philosophical ideas of Zhang Taiyan and addresses the question concerning the place of the individual in modern Chinese political thinking. It argues that ... More


Liu Zhi’s Concepts and Terminology

James D. Frankel

in Rectifying God's Name: Liu Zhi's Confucian Translation of Monotheism and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834746
eISBN:
9780824871734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834746.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter delves into the contents of Liu Zhi's work, focusing on his use of specific Chinese terms and concepts, their origins and meanings in Chinese thought, and their correspondence to Islamic ... More


Historical Overview

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0018
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a historical overview of Peking. Peking first emerges in Chinese records of the Western Zhou dynasty (1027 to 770 BC). Starting in 403 BC, the Warring States period marked the ... More


Rectifying God's Name: Liu Zhi's Confucian Translation of Monotheism and Islamic Law

James D. Frankel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834746
eISBN:
9780824871734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834746.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Islam first arrived in China more than 1,200 years ago, but for more than a millennium it was perceived as a foreign presence. The restoration of native Chinese rule by the Ming dynasty (1368–1644), ... More


Toward the Creative Engagement of Chinese Thought

Leigh Jenco

in Changing Referents: Learning Across Space and Time in China and the West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190263812
eISBN:
9780190263843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263812.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Both Chinese thinkers of a century ago and contemporary scholars struggle with the realization that their received modes of viewing the world derive not from universally accessible and transparent ... More


Confucius: How Non-Western Political Theory Contributes to Understanding the Environmental Crisis

Joel Jay Kassiola

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Focusing on the writings of Confucius and the Confucian tradition, Joel Jay Kassiola argues that looking beyond the Western political thought makes obvious sense in an era of globalization and ... More


Changing Referents: Learning Across Space and Time in China and the West

Leigh Jenco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190263812
eISBN:
9780190263843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263812.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Even as globalization has exposed the Eurocentric character of the academic theories used to understand the world, most scholarship continues to rely on the same parochial vocabulary it critiques. ... More


On Ethics and History: Essays and Letters of Zhang Xuecheng

Philip J. Ivanhoe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761284
eISBN:
9780804772884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761284.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Zhang Xuecheng (1738–1801) has primarily been read as a philosopher of history. This volume presents him as an ethical philosopher with a distinctive understanding of the aims and methods of ... More


Introduction to the Yi Zhou shu: Its Transmission and Reception

Robin McNeal

in Conquer and Govern: Early Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831202
eISBN:
9780824869441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831202.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter demonstrates that military power and its purpose of legalizing civil rule were topics of particular interest to intellectuals and statesmen from the fourth through first centuries BCE. ... More


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