The Soft Power in the Confucian “Kingly Way”

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Part of the Philosophical Studies in Contemporary Culture book series (PSCC, volume 20)

Abstract

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

Keywords

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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