Confucianism for the Modern World


While Confucian ideals continue to inspire thinkers and political actors, discussions of Confucian practices and institutions appropriate for the modern era have been conspicuously absent. This volume discloses in meticulous detail the relevance of Confucianism to the contemporary world. Contributions by internationally renowned philosophers, lawyers, historians, and social scientists argue for feasible and desirable Confucian policies and institutions, as they draw out the political, economic, and legal implications of Confucianism for the modern world.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Hahm Chaihark
  • Jongryn Mo
  • Wang Juntao
  • Chang Yun-Shik
  • David L. Hall
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Cambridge, England
Publication year:
  • 2003


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