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Chinese Traditions

Lisa Kemmerer

in Animals and World Religions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790678
eISBN:
9780199919178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790678.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The fourth chapter explores animal-friendly teachings and practices in Chinese religious traditions through sacred texts and teachings. Confucian teachings, such as tian, ren, junzi, Great Ultimate, ... More


Mencius as Consequentialist

Manyul Im

in Ethics in Early China: An Anthology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888028931
eISBN:
9789882209800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028931.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter lays out the reasons for trying to understand Mencius by attributing a consequentialist moral theory to him. This is meant in part as an oblique criticism of readings on which he is ... More


Elaborating upon “Consummate Excellence” 《廣至德章》‎

Henry Rosemont and Roger T. Ames

in The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence: A Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832841
eISBN:
9780824869953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832841.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this chapter, Confucius is explaining the concept of consummate excellence (de) to Master Zeng. According to Confucius, exemplary persons, or junzi, show respect for fathers in the empire through ... More


Serving One’s Lord 《事君章》‎

Henry Rosemont and Roger T. Ames

in The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence: A Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832841
eISBN:
9780824869953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832841.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this chapter, Confucius and Master Zeng are having a conversation about serving one’s lord. According to Confucius, “Exemplary persons (junzi) when serving those above at court reflect on how they ... More


Emotions and the Integrated Self in the Analects of Confucius

Curie Virág

in The Emotions in Early Chinese Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190498818
eISBN:
9780190498832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498818.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The Analects of Confucius posits an ideal of the perfected individual (or junzi) as characterized not only by right action but also by right feeling. Such an ideal represented not only a new ... More


The Case for a Global Technomoral Virtue Ethic

Shannon Vallor

in Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190498511
eISBN:
9780190498542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498511.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The chapter opens with a challenge: how can we build a coherent framework for a technomoral virtue ethic of global relevance today, on the basis of classical virtue traditions that are irreconcilably ... More


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