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Author Cua, A. S. (Antonio S.), 1932-2007, author

Title Human nature, ritual, and history : studies in Xunzi and Chinese philosophy / by Antonio S. Cua
Published Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 406 pages)
Series Studies in philosophy and the history of philosophy ; 43
Studies in philosophy and the history of philosophy ; v. 43
Contents pt. 1. Xunzi's moral philosophy -- Philosophy of human nature -- Dimensions of Li -- Ethical uses of the past -- The problem of conceptual unity -- The unity of virtues -- The possibility of ethical knowledge -- The ethical and the religious dimensions of Li -- Ethical significance of shame: insights of Aristotle and Xunzi -- pt. 2. Other studies in Chinese philosophy -- Practical causation and Confucian ethics -- Moral theory and the quality of life -- Confucian vision and the human community -- Ethical significance of Thomé H. Fang's philosophy -- Reason and principle in Chinese philosophy -- Emergence of the history of Chinese philosophy -- Xin (mind/heart) and moral failure: notes on an aspect of Mencius's moral psychology
Summary "In this volume, distinguished philosopher Antonio S. Cua offers a collection of original studies on Xunzi, a leading classical Confucian thinker, and on other aspects of Chinese philosophy. While each essay individually makes an important contribution to the study of Chinese philosophy, the book as a whole represents a major scholarly achievement."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-387) and indexes
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Subject Xunzi, 340 B.C.-245 B.C. Xunzi.
Philosophy, Chinese -- To 221 B.C.
Philosophy, Confucian.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004002314
ISBN 0813215978 (electronic bk.)
9780813215976 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Studies in Xunzi and Chinese philosophy