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Against Individualism: A Confucian Rethinking of the by Henry Rosemont Jr.

By Henry Rosemont Jr.

The first half of opposed to Individualism: A Confucian Rethinking of the principles of Morality, Politics, relations, and faith is dedicated to exhibiting how and why the imaginative and prescient of people as unfastened, self reliant and self sustaining members is and constantly used to be a mirage that has served liberatory capabilities long ago, yet has now turn into pernicious for even pondering basically approximately, less attaining social and fiscal justice, retaining democracy, or addressing the manifold environmental and different difficulties dealing with the realm this day.

In the second one and bigger a part of the e-book Rosemont proffers a special imaginative and prescient of being human gleaned from the texts of classical Confucianism, particularly, that we're in the beginning interrelated and hence interdependent folks whose distinctiveness lies within the multiplicity of roles we every one reside all through our lives. This ends up in an ethics in response to these mutual roles in sharp distinction to individualist moralities, yet which however mirror the evidence of our daily lives rather well. The e-book concludes by way of exploring in brief a few implications of this imaginative and prescient for pondering in a different way approximately politics, relatives existence, justice, and the advance of a human-centered real religiousness. This e-book could be of price to all scholars and students of philosophy, political thought, and spiritual, chinese language, and kin experiences, in addition to each person drawn to the intersection of morality with their daily and public lives.

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