Ritual and the Moral Life

Reclaiming the Tradition

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2755-7 (Print) 978-94-007-2756-4 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-14

    Ritual as a Cardinal Category of Moral Reality: An Introduction

  3. Ritual, Virtue, and the Pursuit of the Holy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-28

      Ritual as the Creation of Social Reality

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      Pages 29-51

      Ritual, Virtue, and Human Flourishing: Rites as Bearers of Meaning

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      Pages 53-73

      Ritual as Education Concerning Social Space and Time

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      Pages 75-86

      Why the West Spurns Medical Rituals

  4. Confucian Insights: Ritual as the Fabric of the Moral Community

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-104

      Ritual: Meaning and Recognition

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      Pages 105-118

      An Analysis of the Consciousness of Filial Piety Through the Perspective of Time

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      Pages 119-141

      Confucian Rites of Passage: A Comparative Analysis of Zhu Xi’s Family Rituals

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      Pages 143-158

      Confucian Ritualization: How and Why?

  5. Ritual and Tradition as Challenge to Modernity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 159-159

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      Pages 161-171

      Cultural and Philosophical Resistance to Ritual in Contemporary Culture

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      Pages 173-193

      Hierarchical Rituals for Egalitarian Societies

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      Pages 195-205

      Ritual, Harmony, and Peace and Order: A Confucian Conception of Ritual

  6. The Traditional Ritual Project

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 207-207

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      Pages 209-236

      The Traditional Ritual Project

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      Pages 237-291

      Renewing Ritual Cultures: Paternal Authority, Filial Piety, and the Ethos of Self-Submission in Christianity and Confucianism

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 293-297