Confucian tradition and global education

by William Theodore De Bary

Publisher: Chinese University Press, Publisher: Columbia University Press in Hong Kong, New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Tang, Junyi, -- 1909-1978,
  • International education,
  • Confucian education

Edition Notes

Other titlesConfucian tradition & global education
StatementWm. Theodore de Bary, with contributions by Cheung Chan Fai and Kwan Tze-wan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC1090 .D35 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p. :
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17227440M
ISBN 100231141203, 9629963043
ISBN 109780231141208, 9789629963040
LC Control Number2006029179

Product Information. Confucian political philosophy has recently emerged as a vibrant area of thought both in China and around the globe. This book provides an accessible introduction to the main perspectives and topics being debated today, and shows why Progressive Confucianism is a particularly promising approach. Confucian Tradition and Global Education (Tang Chung - I Lectures Series for ): ISBN () Hardcover, Chinese Univ Pr, A Guide to Oriental Classics (Companions to Asian Studies).   Much of the discussion will centre on the Analects of Confucius, the foundational text of Confucian wisdom, although attention will also be given to the subsequent unfolding of the Confucian tradition. We will attempt to situate Confucian philosophy in its own context and to bring out its contemporary significance. Confucianism is a living. The Book of Rites or Lǐjì is a collection of texts describing the social forms, administration, and ceremonial rites of the Zhou dynasty as they were understood in the Warring States and the early Han Book of Rites, along with the Rites of Zhou (Zhōulǐ) and the Book of Etiquette and Rites (Yílǐ), which are together known as the “Three Li (Sānlǐ),” constitute the ritual.

In the last twenty-five years, three leading New Confucian thinkers in Taiwan, mainland China, and Hong Kong independently concluded that the most significant contribution the Confucian tradition can offer the global community is the idea of the “unity of Heaven and Humanity” (tianrenheyi), a unity that Confucians believe also embraces Earth. Confucius and the "Confucian Tradition"* Confucianism is perhaps the most well-known of the textual traditions in China. The classical Confucian texts became key to the orthodox state ideology of the Chinese dynasties, and these texts, though they were mastered only by a scholarly elite, in fact penetrated society deeply. Through the interpretation of the scholar . ECOLOGY AND RELIGION: ECOLOGY AND CONFUCIANISM Within the Confucian tradition, there are rich resources for understanding how Chinese culture has viewed nature and the role of humans in nature. These are evident from the dynamic interactions of nature as expressed in the early classic Yi jing (Book of changes), to the Han period integration of the human into the . For much of the twentieth century, Confucianism was condemned by Westerners and East Asians alike as antithetical to modernity. Internationally renowned philosophers, historians, and social scientists argue otherwise in Confucian Political show how classical Confucian theory--with its emphasis on family ties, self-improvement, education, and the social good--is .

Additional Info: Even the most casual observer of Chinese society is aware of the tremendous significance of Confucianism as a linchpin of both ancient and modern Chinese identity. Furthermore, the Confucian tradition has exercised enormous influence over the values and institutions of the other cultures of East Asia, an influence that continues to be important in the .   In the Confucian tradition, shi (giving) is rarely singled out as a special subject for would be more meaningful to look at it in the larger context of Confucian ethical teachings, in which ren (benevolence) and yi (righteousness) are central concepts.. The Book of Mencius begins with an incident in which Mencius ( BCE), the second master of .

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Drawn from a series of lectures that Wm. Theodore de Bary delivered in honor of the Chinese philosopher Tang Junyi, Confucian Tradition and Global Education is a unique synthesis of essay and debate concerning the future of Chinese education and the potential political uses of Confucianism in the contemporary world.

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Theodore de Bary delivered in honor of the Chinese philosopher Tang Junyi, Confucian Tradition is a unique synthesis of essay and debate concerning the. Drawn from a series of lectures that Wm. Theodore de Bary delivered in honor of the Chinese philosopher Tang Junyi, Confucian Tradition and Global Education is a unique synthesis of essay and debate concerning the future of Chinese education and the potential political uses of Confucianism in the contemporary world.

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Drawn from a series of lectures that Wm. Theodore de Bary delivered in honor of the Chinese philosopher Tang Junyi, Confucian Tradition and Global Education is a unique synthesis of essay and debate concerning the future of Chinese education and the potential political uses of Confucianism in the contemporary world.

Rapid modernization and the rise of English as a 5/5(1). Book Overview Drawn from a series of lectures that Wm. Theodore de Bary delivered in honor of the Chinese philosopher Tang Junyi, Confucian Tradition and Global Education is a unique synthesis of essay and Confucian tradition and global education book concerning the future of Chinese education and the potential political uses of Confucianism in the contemporary world.

Title: Confucian Tradition and Global Education Author(s): William Theodore de Bary Publisher: Columbia University Press, New York ISBN:Pages:Year: Search for book at   Overall, an open tradition heeds the call of Confucius to broaden dao by sharing in and advancing the best of the spiritual, social, political, intellectual, and moral resources from one’s tradition.

Confucian education becomes a dynamic and self-correcting process where teachers and students, individually and collectively, make sense of Cited by: 5. Confucian tradition & global education Notes "The Tang Chun-I lectures for " Includes bibliographical references and index.

SBEND: No index. SBEND: No index. Contents. Confucian Education and The Point of Democracy 2. Asian Classics and Global Education 3.

Translating the Classics 4. Confucian Tradition and Global Education. New York: Columbia University Press, iii, pp. Hardcover $, isbn William Theodore De Bary's most recent book, Confucian Tradition and Global Education, is a collection of lectures given in honor of Tang Junyi, with two additional essays by Cheung Chan Fai and Kwan Tze-wan.

Confucian Tradition and Global Education by William Theodore De Bary starting at $ Confucian Tradition and Global Education has 2 available editions to. Even the most casual observer of Chinese society is aware of the tremendous significance of Confucianism as a linchpin of both ancient and modern Chinese identity.

Furthermore, the Confucian tradition has exercised enormous influence over the values and institutions of the other cultures of East Asia, an influence that continues to be important in the. Within the Confucian canon, two texts, Analects (Lunyu) and Xueji (Record of Learning) are particularly instructive in illuminating the principles and Author: Charlene Tan.

Confucian Tradition and Global Education by Chan Fai Cheung (Contributor), Tze-Wan Kwan (Contributor) Hardcover, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Need it Fast. 2 day shipping optionsPages: The Five Classics (五經; Wǔjīng) are five pre- Qin Chinese books that form part of the traditional Confucian canon.

Several of the texts were already prominent by the Warring States period. Mencius, the leading Confucian scholar of the time, regarded the Spring and Autumn Annals as being equally important as the semi-legendary chronicles Simplified Chinese: 四书五经.

Confucianism is a principal category and term of analysis in most discourses on Chinese culture. However, when it is defined in very stylized terms, it turns out to be of little use for understanding long-term historical changes, as its meaning varied greatly over more than a millennium.

The Confucian tradition has fluctuated primarily because rulers and elites made Author: Youngmin Kim, Ha-Kyoung Lee, Seongun Park. For the Confucian tradition as a whole, the idea of self-cultivation implies a “creative transformation” 4 such that one forms a triad with Heaven and Earth.

This dynamic triad underlies the assumption of our interconnectedness to all reality. Confucian Education in Premodern East Asia Wm.

Theodore De Bary Reflections on Civil Society and Civility in the Chinese Intellectual Tradition Edward Shils The Intellectual Heritage of the Confucian Ideal of Ching-shih Chang Hao Confucian Ideals and the Real World: A Critical Review of Contemporary Neo-Confucian Thought Liu Shu-Shen II.

Japan. Poem and calligraphy by Wang Yang-ming In Ethics in the Confucian Tradition: The Thought of Mencius and Wang Yang-Ming () Philip J. Ivanhoe compares and contrasts the ethical thought of two of China's most important philosophers, Mencius (Meng Tzu, ca.

- ca ) and Wang Yang-ming ( - ) and in the process provides insight into the /5. The four books mentioned in the title of The Four Books: The Basic Teachings of the Later Confucian Tradition refer to Chinese classic texts, Great Learning, Analects, Mencius, and Maintaining Perfect Balance/5.

The question then becomes: how can the Confucian tradition enrich the conversation about the future of liberal education in the United States and around the world. Professor Tu’s lecture was co-sponsored by the Georgetown University’s Global Liberal Education Initiative.

Book Description. Most people would not associate Confucian philosophy with contemporary education. After all, the former is an ancient Chinese tradition and the latter is a modern phenomenon.

But this book shows otherwise, by explaining how millennia-old Confucian ideas and practices can inform, inspire and improve teaching and learning today. Against the backdrop of seventeenth-century China, this unique new introduction follows a Confucian couple, together with their family, friends, and staff, through a typical day.

The result offers a fascinating insight into the intellectual, scholarly, and practical aspects of s: 1. Even the most casual observer of Chinese society is aware of the tremendous significance of Confucianism as a linchpin of both ancient and modern Chinese identity.

Furthermore, the Confucian tradition has exercised enormous influence over the values and institutions of the other cultures of East Asia, an influence that continues to be important in the global Asian diaspora. The authors discuss the absence of women in the Confucian canonical tradition and examine the presence of women in politics, family, education, and art in premodern China, Korea, and Japan.

What emerges is a concept of Confucianism that is dynamic instead of monolithic in shaping the cultures of East Asian societies. Confucian China and its Modern Fate: A Trilogy. Berkeley: University of California Press, [H,P] Liu Honghe.

Confucianism in the Eyes of a Confucian Liberal: Hsu Fu-kuan's Critical Examination of the Confucian Political Tradition. NY: Peter Lang, Liu Shu-hsien. Confucianism - Confucianism - Confucian learning in Jin, Yuan, and Ming: For about years, from the time the Song court moved its capital to the South and reestablished itself there inNorth China was ruled by three conquest dynasties—the Liao (–), Xi Xia (–), and Jin (–).

Although the bureaucracies and political cultures of both Liao and Xi Xia. Furthermore, the Confucian tradition has exercised enormous influence over the values and institutions of the other cultures of East Asia, an influence that continues to be important in the global Asian diaspora.

The Confucian idea about the effectiveness of teaching and learning, as revealed in The Documents (Shang shu 尚書), which states that everyone can become a Yao, Shun or Yu (all are legendary model rulers in ancient China), reflects a preference towards the power of education over rationalism, and the development of an undemocratic government.

This book stresses that one must begin with self-cultivation and personal virture if one wishes to proudce order in the family and state Confucian literature cont - 3) the Doctrine of the Mean: teaches the life of balance, harmony and equilibrium, stresses that a human being who follows" the way of heaven" avoids extremes and remains in harmony.

Confucianism - Confucianism - The Confucian revival: The Buddhist conquest of China and the Chinese transformation of Buddhism—a process entailing the introduction, domestication, growth, and appropriation of a distinctly Indian form of spirituality—lasted for at least six centuries.

Since Buddhist ideas were introduced to China via Daoist categories and since the development of .Confucian Philosophy’s Influence on Twenty-First Century Chinese Society •In this century there is or there has to be a scholarly analysis of how all narratives have contributed to the development of Chinese society, and how that discussion must be reflected in Chinese education, if Chinese education is to prepare theFile Size: KB.Request PDF | A comparative study of the liberal arts tradition and Confucian tradition in education | In contrast to the continued decline and bleak Author: Baoyan Cheng.