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Can Confucianism Modernize? An Essay on Philosophical Possibility

  • Tingyang ZhaoEmail author
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Abstract

The modernization of China has motivated many contemporary thinkers, Chinese and Western alike, to look for and pursue a corresponding modernization in the mainstream tradition of Chinese philosophy, Confucianism, and this quest has naturally become a central topic in current Chinese philosophy.

Keywords

Modern Society Private Interest Theoretical Capacity Universal Principle Universal Validity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of PhilosophyChinese Academy of Social SciencesBeijingChina

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