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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of the group, Waters sees the individual as a countervailing force. Duke University Press 2009 Confucianism, Humanism, and Human Rights I went to China for the first time in 1996 at the invitation of the French Department at Nanjing University, which was working with the Fondation pour le...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Gloria Davies In engaging with Chinese perceptions of human rights, we must first consider how the human is understood in Chinese. The Confucian idea of the human as synonymous with benevolence is a morally exacting one. Across the centuries, it has found articulation in the enduring demand...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 139–163.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Arif Dirlik The essay critically engages two recent works on the Confucian revival in the People’s Republic of China published by Princeton University Press, the one advocating a Confucian monarchy for the PRC, the other arguing for the universal relevance of Confucianism as a “world religion...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 February 2011
... in the establishment and mushrooming of Confucius Institutes throughout the world in the last few years. While the globalization of Chinese culture is inevitable, the attempts to name and institutionalize it as modernized Confucianism has the effect of injecting inconsistencies into a system that is already...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 217–238.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Chinese civilization as by borrowing from the West. At the center of this civilization, creative forms of Confucianism have been making self- critique, reinterpretations, and revisions in order to meet the challenges of new circumstances. In order to distinguish imperial Confucianism from its...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 117–127.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of conquest. They are that sort of people The nonaggressive nature of China is nurtured by a long tradition of Confucianism, which sees human relations as essentially interconnected and advocates harmony in such relations: harmony between man and na- ture, harmony among members of society...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 157–182.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of three parts. First was the reemergence of Con- fucianism, or New Confucianism. Second was the resurgence of Chinese culture, or cultural revivalism. Third was the renewed interest in national studies. There are correlations as well as differences among the three components. They all...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 61–78.
Published: 01 August 2018
... . Dirlik Arif . 1995 . “ Confucius in the Borderlands: Global Capitalism and the Reinvention of Confucianism .” boundary 2 22 , no. 3 : 229 – 73 . Dirlik Arif . 2000 . “ Theory, History, Culture: Cultural Identity and the Politics of Theory in Twentieth-Century China .” Development...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 125–155.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Qichao’s questions echoed those of Cheng Yi and other Neo-Confucians of the Song dynasty (960–1275 AD), who examined the relationship between the civil examination system and morality. The case was similar with the establishment of the scientific commu- nity. The scientific community (i.e...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
.... These readings, substituting nationalism for Confucianism in one case, and Marxism for Christian morals in the other, appear similarly disputable at closer examination. The first and arguably main target of Lu Xun’s irony is the Confucian obsession of the would- be historiographer...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2008
... University of Hong Kong, home to the “New Confucians.” 12. The current celebrations of the six hundredth anniversary of the Zheng He voyages to the West not only underline Chinese contributions to the peaceful growth of global trade but also acknowledge the cultural transformations of coastal China...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 61–86.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Engagement with Thomas Metzger  67 dent ideas . . . never succeed de facto in the realization of their projected contentsthe more so the longer the time span involved. This applies not only to the better part of the immensely long (loosely called) Confucian tra- dition (Metzger calls it discourse #6...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
... into a dark house, and distortions would inevitably intrude in the process. Most com- mentators on Yan Fu’s translation of Mill’s book claim that due to his inade- quate understanding of individual liberty, or because of his upbringing in family-­centered or state-­centered Confucianism, Yan Fu ignored...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 February 2011
...—as if the one had nothing to do with the other.36 They complain about the unwillingness of young people to study Marxism, but do not seem to notice any connection between that and their policies—much as Zhang Zhidong was puzzled by the unwilling- ness of an earlier generation to read Confucian classics...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
... an abiding and energetic aspiration to transform hearts and minds. That it derives from the Confucian demand of educated persons to con- ceive of their learning and inquiry as endeavors in service of “all under Heaven,” the premodern idea of the dynastic realm transposed...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (1): 51–74.
Published: 01 February 2000
... 54 boundary 2 / Spring 2000 higher learning are established and subsidized directly by the state or are intricately intertwined with society at large in other senses. Especially in ‘‘Confucian’’ societies...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 25–61.
Published: 01 November 2020
... wolves and steppes, using them to treat a national and cultural issue. For exam- ple, in a conversation with his comrade in arm, Chen succinctly locates the Chinese people s weak nature in Confucian culture, arguing that despite its long civilizational history, Confucianism came about at the cost...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 187–215.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of the Confucian social ethic, one of the highest forms of life is public life. But the impulse for the political did not always originate from the need of society for a better organized collective life; it was more primordial, preceding the perception, morally motivated, of a society in crisis. Its...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... published in its “Contributions” section four of Zhang’s letters, as well as his “Random notes” (“Manbi”) written from prison. In the 1906 “Record of the Speech,” Zhang wrote, Why are we promoting the national essence? It is not to venerate Confucianism but rather to cherish the history...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2018
... : University of California Press . Chuang Wan-shou . 2011 . Chung-kuo min-tsu chu-i yu wen-hua pa-ch’uan: Ru-chiao chi ch’i tian-chi chih chieh-kou (Chinese Nationalism and Cultural Hegemony: Deconstruction of Confucianism and Its Texts) . Taipei : Yun-chen Cultural Publishers . Chuang Ya...