Traces of Humanism in China

Tradition and Modernity

Since discourses on humanistic traditions have so far largely been focused on European cultures, this volume attempts to open the field to counterparts within Chinese culture which, as a matter of fact, has a rich autochthonous tradition of humanism as well. The contributors explore Confucian and Daoist dimensions of humaneness in Chinese philosophy and history up to the first half of the 20th century, when Chinese and Western concepts of humanism first merged.

This book addresses a non-sinological audience as well as specialists in this field and contributes to a non-eurocentric view on humanism history.

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2010-06-27, 210 pages
ISBN: 978-3-8376-1351-3

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Carmen Meinert

Carmen Meinert, Universität Bochum und Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen, Deutschland

Author(s)
Carmen Meinert (ed.)
Book title
Traces of Humanism in China Tradition and Modernity
Publisher
transcript Verlag
Pages
210
Features
kart.
ISBN
978-3-8376-1351-3
DOI
Commodity Group
1510
BIC-Code
JFC HRA HBTB
BISAC-Code
SOC022000 REL000000 HIS054000
THEMA-Code
JBCC QRA NHTB
Release date
2010-06-27
Edition
1
Topics
Kultur, Religion, Mensch
Readership
Sinology, Philosophy, History, Cultural Studies
Keywords/Tags
China, Humanism, Confucianism, Daoism, Culture, Human, Religion, Cultural Studies, Religious Studies, Cultural History

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