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Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 64

Lost Soul

“Confucianism” in Contemporary Chinese Academic Discourse

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$49.95 • £39.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674028111

Publication Date: 03/31/2008


425 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Harvard University Asia Center > Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series

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  • Introduction
  • Part I: Historical Background
    • 1. The Singapore Experiment and Rujia Capitalism
    • 2. Developments in 1980s Taiwan and the Mainland
    • 3. The Rise of Ruxue in 1990s China
    • 4. Ruxue Studies in Post-1990 Taiwan
  • Part II: Ruxue and Chinese Culture
    • 5. Ruxue: The Core of Chinese Culture
    • 6. Guo Qiyong, Zheng Jiadong, and Rujia Identity
    • 7. Daotong and Chinese Culture
  • Part III: The Politics of Orthodoxy
    • 8. Lin Anwu’s Post-New Confucianism
    • 9. Ruxue: Daotong versus Zhengtong
    • 10. From Doubting Antiquity to Explaining Antiquity: Reconstructing Early Ru Intellectual History in Contemporary China
    • 11. Marxism and Ruxue
  • Part IV: Distinguishing Rujiao and Propagating Ruxue
    • 12. Jian Qing’s Ruxue Revivalism
    • 13. Rujiao as Religion
    • 14. Popularization of Ruxue and Rujia Thought and Values
  • Conclusion
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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