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Classical Confucian Political Thought: A New Interpretation

Loubna El Amine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163048
eISBN:
9781400873944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163048.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The intellectual legacy of Confucianism has loomed large in efforts to understand China's past, present, and future. While Confucian ethics has been thoroughly explored, the question remains: what ... More


Monks, Rulers, and Literati: The Political Ascendancy of Chan Buddhism

Albert Welter

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175219
eISBN:
9780199850679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Chan (Zen in Japanese) school of Chinese Buddhism began when, in the 7th century, a small religious community gathered around a Buddhist monk named Hongren. Over the centuries, Chan Buddhism grew ... More


Buddhist Government under the Imperial Umbrella

Peter Schwieger

in The Dalai Lama and the Emperor of China: A Political History of the Tibetan Institution of Reincarnation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168526
eISBN:
9780231538602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168526.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter describes the reorganization of the Tibetan government under imperial rule. In 1750, after forestalling an impending revolt against the emperor by Tibetan ruler Gyurmé Namgyel, the court ... More


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