Books in category Religion – Confucianism

  • Confucius the Analects

    Confucius, the Analects
    Confucius, Rodney Leon Taylor, James Legge

    The foremost American researcher of Confucius as a religious and spiritual figure explains the Analects' universal wisdom for our own time, guiding us on the "path of the sage" or "Way of Heaven"–a journey of reason, peace and …

  • To Rebuild the Empire

    To Rebuild the Empire
    Josephine Chiu-Duke

    Provides both a biography of the pivotal T'ang Dynasty figure Lu Chih and an intellectual history of his era, which is instrumental in the revival and transformation of Confucianism.

  • Political Systems of East Asia

    Political Systems of East Asia
    Louis D. Hayes

    The book describes the ways in which a shared Confucian tradition and particular historical experiences of imperialism and war have affected each country's internal dynamics, responses to the outside world, and distinctive political …

  • Three Streams

    Three Streams
    Philip J. Ivanhoe

    This volume addresses this misconstrual and misrepresentation of Confucianism by presenting a philosophically critical account of different Confucian thinkers and schools, across place (China, Korea, and Japan) and time (the 10th to 19th …

  • Manufacturing Confucianism

    Manufacturing Confucianism
    Lionel M. Jensen

    In Manufacturing Confucianism, Lionel M. Jensen reveals this very fact, demonstrating how sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Western missionaries used translations of the ancient ru tradition to invent the presumably historical figure who …

  • Confucianism and the Family

    Confucianism and the Family
    Walter H. Slote, George A. De Vos

    An interdisciplinary exploration of the Confucian family in East Asia which includes historical, psychocultural, and gender studies perspectives.

  • Ta HsĂ eh and Chung Yung

    Ta HsĂĽeh and Chung Yung
    Andrew Plaks

    Set alongside The Analects and Mencius, these two texts make up the 'Four Books' of Chinese Confucian tradition.

  • The Korean Neo Confucianism of Yi T oegye and Yi Yulgok

    The Korean Neo-Confucianism of Yi T’oegye and Yi Yulgok
    Edward Y. J. Chung

    This is a study of the most significant debate in Korean Neo-Confucianism between the two most eminent Neo-Confucian thinkers, summarizing their philosophies and providing refreshing insights into Confucian language and culture.

  • Confucius A Guide for the Perplexed

    Confucius: A Guide for the Perplexed
    Yong Huang

    A clear and thorough account of Confucius and his ideas, underscoring his relevance to both Chinese people and to people in the West.

  • Taking Confucian Ethics Seriously

    Taking Confucian Ethics Seriously
    Kam-por Yu

    A consideration of Confucian ethics as a living ethical tradition with contemporary relevance.

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