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By Henry Rosemont Jr.

ISBN-10: 0739199803

ISBN-13: 9780739199800

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ISBN-13: 9780739199824

The first half of opposed to Individualism: A Confucian Rethinking of the principles of Morality, Politics, family members, and faith is dedicated to displaying how and why the imaginative and prescient of people as unfastened, self reliant and self reliant members is and constantly used to be a mirage that has served liberatory services some time past, yet has now turn into pernicious for even pondering truly approximately, less attaining social and financial justice, conserving democracy, or addressing the manifold environmental and different difficulties dealing with the area this day.

In the second one and bigger a part of the ebook Rosemont proffers a unique imaginative and prescient of being human gleaned from the texts of classical Confucianism, specifically, that we're initially interrelated and hence interdependent people whose distinctiveness lies within the multiplicity of roles we each one stay all through our lives. This results in an ethics in keeping with these mutual roles in sharp distinction to individualist moralities, yet which however replicate the proof of our daily lives rather well. The publication concludes by means of exploring in brief a couple of implications of this imaginative and prescient for considering another way approximately politics, kinfolk lifestyles, justice, and the improvement of a human-centered actual religiousness. This ebook should be of worth to all scholars and students of philosophy, political conception, and non secular, chinese language, and kinfolk reviews, in addition to every body drawn to the intersection of morality with their daily and public lives.

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Against Individualism: A Confucian Rethinking of the Foundations of Morality, Politics, Family, and Religion (Philosophy and Cultural Identity) by Henry Rosemont Jr.

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