The Soft Power in the Confucian “Kingly Way”

  • Anthony Yeung†
  • Carole Hoyan Hang Fung
Part of the Philosophical Studies in Contemporary Culture book series (PSCC, volume 20)


In his “To perpetual peace: A philosophical sketch” [1795], Immanuel Kant argues that perpetual peace in global society is guaranteed not by the improvement of the moral quality of the human race, but by the force of nature


Foreign Policy Moral Virtue Military Force Primary Good Soft Power 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chinese Language and LiteratureThe Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong

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