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Tradition and modernity [electronic resource] : a humanist view / by Chen Lai ; translated by Edmund Ryden.

Author/Creator:
Chen, Lai, 1952-
Standardized Title:
Chuan tong yu xian dai. English
Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series:
Brill's humanities in China library ; v. 3.
Brill's humanities in China library, 1874-8023 ; v. 3
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (396 p.)
Subjects:
Philosophy, Confucian.
Philosophy, Chinese -- 20th century.
China -- Civilization -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In this collection of essays written over a period of some twenty years (1987-2006), Chen Lai reflects on the question in an informative and original way. He reads behind the political slogans and engages with the thought both of Max Weber, Talcott Parsons and Western sociology, and representative Chinese thinkers, notably Feng Youlan and Liang Shuming.
Contents:
Retrospect and prospect for contemporary Chinese thought
Resolving the tension between tradition and modernity : reflections on the May Fourth cultural tide
The May Fourth tide and modernity
Radicalism in the cultural movement of the twentieth century
Modern Chinese culture and the difficulties of Confucian learning
Liang Shuming's early view of Oriental and Western culture
The establishment and development of Feng Youlan's view of culture
A reflection on the new school of principle and thoughts on modernity
Confucian thought and the world of modern East Asia
Confucian ethics and China's modernisation
East Asian tradition according to modernisation theory
A sense of predicament and inter-dependency
Liang Shuming and Max Weber on Chinese culture
Values, authority, tradition and Chinese philosophy
The difficulty of undertaking national studies research in the nineties : the problem of the national studies fever and research into traditional culture
The value and status of traditional Chinese culture.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-282-39822-9
9786612398223
90-474-4315-2
OCLC:
593229340
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