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Cultivating Capacity for Happiness as a Confucian Project in Contemporary China: Texts, Embodiment, and Moral Affects

Yanhua Zhang

in Chinese Discourses on Happiness

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455720
eISBN:
9789888455515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455720.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Searching for happiness (xingfu) in contemporary China is noticeably mediated, in discourse and practice, by a revival of Confucian learning, especially Confucian self-cultivation. Drawing on ... More


Great Clarity: Daoism and Alchemy in Early Medieval China

Fabrizio Pregadio

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751773
eISBN:
9780804767736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751773.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book examines the religious aspects of Chinese alchemy. Its main focus is the relation of alchemy to the Daoist traditions of the early medieval period (third to sixth centuries). The book shows ... More


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