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Democracy, human rights and Confucian culture

Yingshi Yu

Democracy, human rights and Confucian culture

by Yingshi Yu

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Published by Asian Studies Centre, St. Antony"s College in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Asia.,
  • Human rights -- Asia.,
  • Civilization, Confucian.,
  • Confucian education.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementYing-shih Yü.
    ContributionsHuang Xing yan jiu hui.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB256 .Y8 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19430807M

    Democracy and Confucian Values. If human rights, democracy, and capitalism are to take root and produce beneficial outcomes in East Asia, Bell argues, they must be adjusted to contemporary. Aug 20,  · Other aspects of Confucianism, such as the priority of the state and the community over the individual, meritocracy etc. make it hard for a democratic culture of freedom to take root. Incompatibility of Confucianism and democracy, human rights and freedom?

    Mar 01,  · The fundamental difference for Hall and Ames is that, unlike the majority view in the American culture of today, the Confucian tradition does not view human rights as inalienable. However, this Confucian perception is not completely foreign to American culture: American philosopher John Dewey holds the same senhoras.site: Haixia Wang Lan. The Democracy of the Dead: Dewey, Confucius, and the Hope for | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate unlike the majority view in the American culture of today, the.

    EBSCOhost serves thousands of libraries with premium essays, articles and other content including LAW, CULTURE, AND THE POLITICS OF CONFUCIANISM. Get access to over 12 million other articles! It's a very interesting question. I think Confucianism is a much more sophisticated social and political culture than western democracy, and a much more nuanced reflection of the realities of nature and society. Western democracy fits a small port.


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Democracy, human rights and Confucian culture by Yingshi Yu Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the early s, scholars like Liang Qichao conflated democracy and power. For some Chinese, the economic success of Confucian and authoritarian societies challenges the idea that wholesale adoption of Western beliefs such as Democracy are requisite for economic success.

Proposal for a. The association of Confucianism with historical and political expressions which endorsed hierarchical relationships and suppressed individual rights may have prevented it from achieving a wider influence in the U.S.

because it is seen as conflicting with American. Ying-shih Yü also discusses the decline of elite culture in modern China, the relationships among democracy, human rights, and Confucianism, and changing conceptions of national history.

He reflects on the Chinese approach to history in general and the larger political and cultural function of. Mar 24,  · Our recent book Human rights and Confucian culture book, Democratization, and Human Rights in Taiwan concludes that Confucianism played a minimal role in the democratization process of Taiwan.

The political elites we interviewed for the book largely concluded that Confucian values were either irrelevant or even adverse to efforts to promote democracy. the ideal of Confucian democratic meritocracy.

Bell’s Democracy book, The China Model, engages in the grand task of reconciling democracy and Confucian 7 Joseph Chan, “Democracy and Meritocracy: Toward a Confucian Perspective,” Journal of Chinese Philosophy 34, no.

2 (): Beyond Liberal Democracy pulls many of these strands together in a stimulating, readable, and often humorous fashion. This book is a must for anyone involved with or concerned about China and the other important countries marked by Confucian political-legal culture.

May 01,  · 4. The Confucian Revival and Neo-Confucianism Social Life and Political Culture in the Tang The Confucian Revival in the Song Neo-Confucianism: The Philosophy of Human Nature and the Way of the Sage Zhu Xi's Neo-Confucian Program Wm.

Theodore deBary Ideological Foundations of Late Imperial China Neo-Confucian Education Using both Confucian texts and the work of American pragmatist John Dewey, this book offers a distinctly Confucian model of democracy. Through a detailed study of relevant concepts and theories in Confucianism and John Dewey’s pragmatist philosophy, this book illustrates the possibility of Confucian democracy and offers an alternative to Western liberal models.

bettering its human rights record, Washington had few allies in the region, and it was forced to back down on its threat of Asia's Confucian Traditions Despite the positive relationship that has obtained between development and democracy in the past, many observers today Francis Fukuyama - Confucianism and Democracy - Journal of Democra.

Confucianism, Law, and Democracy in Contemporary Korea Confucian democracy and constitutionalism because its liberal-democratic institutions are compatible with and profoundly influenced by the Confucian habit of the heart.

The book wrestles with the practical meaning of liberal rights under the Korean Confucian societal culture and. CONTEMPORARY CONFUCIAN AND ISLAMIC APPROACHES TO DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS STEPHEN C.

ANGLE ABSTRACT: Both Confucian and Islamic traditions stand in fraught and internally contested relationships with democracy and human rights. It can easily appear that the twoCited by: 2. Responding to the “Asian values” debate over the compatibility of Confucianism and liberal democracy, Confucianism, Democratization, and Human Rights in Taiwan, by Joel S.

Fetzer and J. Christopher Soper, offers a rigorous, systematic investigation of the contributions of Confucian thought to democratization and the protection of women, indigenous peoples, and press freedom in senhoras.site by: 6.

Beyond Liberal Democracy, which continues the author's influential earlier work, is divided into three parts that correspond to the three main hallmarks of liberal democracy--human rights, democracy, and capitalism. These features have been modified substantially during their transmission to East Asian societies that have been shaped by Cited by: Sep 01,  · Ying-shih Yü also discusses the decline of elite culture in modern China, the relationships among democracy, human rights, and Confucianism, and changing conceptions of national history.

He reflects on the Chinese approach to history in general and the larger political and cultural function of chronological biographies. May 01,  · Rights and Culture in the Asian Values Argument: The Rise and Fall of Confucian Ethics in Singapore 1.

Cultural relativist arguments are problematic for advocates of universal human rights and democracy because a fundamental tenet of the universalist position is the need for tolerance.

Universalists must advocate respect for both self. Feb 23,  · All future generations will not forget the man who devoted his whole life to China’s democracy and human right. criticism of its records of democratization and human rights.

Human rights issues have indeed been given. societies. The purpose of this essay is to explore Confucian culture and how it may affect the operation of democracy.

Get this from a library. Chinese History and Culture. [Yingshi Yu; Michael S Duke; Josephine Chiu-Duke] -- "The recipient of the Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities and the Tang Prize for "revolutionary research" in Sinology, Ying-shih Yü is a premier scholar of Chinese studies.

Joseph Chan, professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong, spoke on human rights and democracy from a neo-Confucian perspective, March 5, Chan's talk was part of a lecture series, "The Rise of China," hosted by.

'Sungmoon Kim’s Confucian Democracy in East Asia is a deep, subtle, and beautifully written examination of two contested concepts, democracy and Confucianism.

Kim’s aim is to articulate a philosophically credible and politically realistic vision of what Confucian democracy can be in twenty-first-century East senhoras.site by: Democracy after Virtue Toward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy Sungmoon Kim Studies in Comparative Political Theory.

Provides a new theory of Confucian democracy that understands democracy both as a political system and as a way of life. Since the horrific Tiananmen Square massacre inthe debate on human rights in China has raged on with increasing volume and shifting context, but little real progress.

In this provocative book, one of our most learned scholars of China moves beyond the political shouting match, informing and contextualizing this debate from a Confucian and a historical perspective."Asian Values" is a.Human Rights and Chinese Values: Legal, Philosophical, and Political Perspectives, ed.

Michael C. Davis (Hong Kong and New York: Oxford University Press, ). Chinese Perspectives on Human Rights / Michael C. Davis ; Human Rights Today / Claude Lefort ; Relating Human Rights to Chinese Culture: The Four Paths of the Confucian Analects and the Four Principles of a.Nov 16,  · Presented is an extensive look into Islam and Democracy from Ibn Warraq’s book, Why I Am Not a Muslim.

Secular Islam was created by the Center for Inquiry to collect the writings, thoughts, and speeches of secular Muslims, Ex-Muslims, believers, doubters, and unbelievers, brought together by a great struggle, not between the West and Islam, but between the free and the unfree.