Moral Cultivation and Confucian Character: Engaging Joel J. Kupperman (SUNY series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture)

Moral Cultivation and Confucian Character: Engaging Joel J. Kupperman (SUNY series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture)


A attention of Confucian ethics that employs the paintings and issues of the eminent comparative ethicist Joel J. Kupperman.

In this quantity, top students in Asian and comparative philosophy take the paintings of Joel J. Kupperman as some degree of departure to think about new views on Confucian ethics. Kupperman is one of the few eminent Western philosophers to have built-in Asian philosophical traditions into his inspiration, constructing a character-based ethics synthesizing Western, chinese language, and Indian philosophies. With their specialise in Confucian ethics, participants reply, extend, and interact in severe discussion with Kupperman’s perspectives. Kupperman joins the dialog with responses and reviews that finish the volume.

“…the essays in Moral Cultivation and Confucian Character all have particular benefits in their personal, making the amount a full of life platform of latest scholarship on ethics in its personal right.” — SirReadaLot.org

“Joel Kupperman is rightly celebrated for his luck at drawing on japanese traditions to amplify our (Western) figuring out of key matters in philosophy. The outstanding essays in this quantity expand Kupperman’s procedure with stimulating reflections on personality, feelings, and well-being.” — Stephen C. perspective, writer of Contemporary Confucian Political Philosophy

“Each essay by means of a tremendous determine in comparative philosophy is a masterful engagement with the Confucian culture that unearths its assets for us today. Scholars and scholars of either chinese language philosophy and comparative philosophy may want to learn this amazing volume.” — Owen Flanagan, writer of The Bodhisattva’s mind: Buddhism Naturalized

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