The Sage and the Second Sex: Confucianism, Ethics, and Gender


Chenyang Li brings together a collection of essays that investigate the common conception that Confucianism is a religion that devalues and oppresses the female sex, and instead demonstrates that the reality is far more complicated.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Chenyang Li
  • Joel J. Kupperman
  • Philip J. Ivanhoe
  • David L. Hall
  • Roger T. Ames
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Chicago
Publication year:
  • 2000


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