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The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Ann Lee Bressler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book offers the first cultural history of Universalism and the Universalist idea – the idea that an all-good and all-powerful God saves all souls. Ann Bressler argues that Universalism began as ... More


Rhetoric as Self-Cultivation: A Question of Language

Holloway Kenneth W.

in Guodian: The Newly Discovered Seeds of Chinese Religious and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371451
eISBN:
9780199870653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371451.003.004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter provides a nuanced study of the relationship between “The Five Aspects of Conduct” and Mencius. In “The Five Aspects of Conduct,” This chapter is an important part of self-cultivation, ... More


Self-Determination Reconsidered: Revolutions of Decolonization and Postcolonial Citizenship

Kohn Margaret and McBride Keally

in Political Theories of Decolonization: Postcolonialism and the Problem of Foundations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399578
eISBN:
9780199894437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399578.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that our understanding of revolution can be enhanced by examining twentieth-century movements for independence. These movements wanted to do more than just replace foreign rulers ... More


Legacies

Barry C. Keenan

in Neo-Confucian Self-Cultivation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834968
eISBN:
9780824868499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834968.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This concluding chapter reviews the evolution of Neo-Confucianism since its eleventh-century incarnation to its late nineteenth-century synthesis, reiterating key points from previous chapters before ... More


A Korean Confucian Way of Life and Thought: The Chasongnok (Record of Self-Reflection) by Yi Hwang (Toegye)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855840
eISBN:
9780824868284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855840.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

YI Hwang (T’oegye, 1501-1570) is an eminent thinker in the history of Asian philosophy and religion. His Chasŏngnok (Record of self-reflection) is a superb Korean Neo-Confucian text: a special ... More


Neo-Confucian Self-Cultivation

Barry C. Keenan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834968
eISBN:
9780824868499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834968.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Approximately fifteen hundred years after Confucius, his ideas reasserted themselves in the formulation of a sophisticated program of personal self-cultivation. Neo-Confucians argued that humans are ... More


Educating Chinese Learners for Social Conscience in Hong Kong:An International School Perspective

Martin Schmidt

in International Education and the Chinese Learner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The theoretical perspectives explored in this book have been helpful frameworks in understanding how and why students come to care about the material they study in class, care about their fellow ... More


The Geography of Morals: Varieties of Moral Possibility

Owen Flanagan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190212155
eISBN:
9780190212186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212155.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We live increasingly in multicultural, multiethnic, cosmopolitan worlds. Depending on one’s perspective, these worlds are grand experiments in tolerant living in which prejudices break down, or they ... More


Marketing the Self: Aspiration Management among Middle-Class Youth in Silicon Valley

Elsa Davidson

in The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the aspirations and strategies of self-cultivation among the children of Silicon Valley's established, professional middle class in relation to school and community environments ... More


Growing Virtue: The Theory and Science of Developing Compassion from a Mencian Perspective

David B. Wong

in The Philosophical Challenge from China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028431
eISBN:
9780262323628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028431.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, I reflect on the implications of Mencius’ conception of compassion for one of the most important problems that defines the Western philosophical tradition: the relationship between ... More


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