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The Harmonious Society in Question

  • Keping Wang
Chapter
Part of the Key Concepts in Chinese Thought and Culture book series (KCCTC)

Abstract

This chapter attempts to examine some teleological aspects of the scheme from the perspective of Confucianism as a harmony-conscious cultural heritage. Thus, it will look into the following points: what the Chinese people think; the guidelines of the experimental project; the orientations of the harmonious society; the importance and measurement of harmony; the problems with the social experimentation without a solid basis of justice and rule of law.

Keywords

A harmonious society Harmony-conscious culture Social stability Justice and equity Rule of law 

Copyright information

© Foreign Language Teaching and Research Publishing Co., Ltd. This international edition is exclusively licensed to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. for worldwide distribution outside of China 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chinese Academy of Social SciencesBeijingChina

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