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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 2009
... demands of the group, Waters sees the individual as a countervailing force. 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 Progrès de l’Homme...
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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 for...
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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
... 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 (2006) 33 (2): 117–127.
Published: 01 May 2006
... never waged a war 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...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 217–238.
Published: 01 May 2007
... constantly revised resources of millennial 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...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 61–78.
Published: 01 August 2018
... University Press . 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...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 157–182.
Published: 01 May 2008
... traditional culture after Reform and Opening Up consisted 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...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (3): 181–183.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Future of Jazz Is Now! Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013. Jiang, Qing. A Confucian Constitutional Order: How China’s Ancient Past Can Shape Its Political Future. Ed. Daniel A. Bell and Ruiping Fan. Trans. Edmund Ryden. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013. boundary 2 40:3 (2013...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 125–155.
Published: 01 May 2008
... path to intellectual maturity after the models of the “great learn- ing” (daxue) in the three dynasties (Xia, Shang, and Zhou)? Liang 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...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 February 2008
... culture, which was supposedly preserved in Taiwan and, to a much smaller extent, in isolated pockets in Hong Kong, such as the Chinese 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...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
... use and construct a “Marxist parable” meant to “demonstrate” the proposition that, within the capitalist system, it is impossible to “be good” and survive at the same time. These readings, substituting nationalism for Confucianism in one case, and Marxism for Christian morals in the other...
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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...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
... Confucianism, Yan Fu ignored the indi- vidual aspects of Mill’s thought and was quick to leap to an explanation of human rights as the rights of a group and a national community. Even more misleading, some feel, is Liang Qichao’s interpretation of rights, because he directly equated the notion of rights...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 February 2011
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (3): 61–86.
Published: 01 August 2007
... better part of the immensely long (loosely called) Confucian tra- dition (Metzger calls it discourse #6) but also to the somewhat toned down continuation of socialist-communist rhetoric after the demise of Mao and Maoism if not before. Metzger gives the impression that what he calls Chinese...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
... reflects 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 (2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
....” Following New Confucianism scholar Mou Zongsan 1905–95), I think 理智 has a meaning closer to “logos” because the philosophically charged Han characters 理 (prin- ciple) and 智 (knowledge) were repurposed to translate the Greek Choosing one over another interpretation is difficult in the case of a figure...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 25–61.
Published: 01 November 2020
... textual excursions, Jiang assigns allegorical meanings to the Mongolian 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...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 67–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... 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 of our Han race. This history, in its broad sense, can be divided into three parts: first is language and...