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Filial Piety (xiao, 孝)

  • Yueqing WangEmail author
  • Qinggang Bao
  • Guoxing Guan
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Abstract

Xiao is a central concept in Confucian moral philosophy and has a special position within it. There are roughly three senses to xiao. One, supporting and respecting one’s parents. Second, inheriting and continuing the work left by one’s parents, or completing the unfulfilled the undertakings of one’s forebears

Reference

  1. Knoblock, John, and Jeffrey K. Riegel. 2000. The Annals of Lü Buwei. Stanford: Stanford UP.Google Scholar
  2. Hutton, Eric. 2016. Xunzi: The Complete Text. Princeton: Princeton UP.Google Scholar

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© Nanjing University Press 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NanjingChina

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