C. Fraser, D. Robins, and T. O'Leary, eds., HKU Press (2011)

 

Contents

Foreword — Donald Munro vii

Preface xi

Introduction 1 (download pdf here)

Part One: New Readings

1. Were the Early Confucians Virtuous? — Roger T. Ames And Henry Rosemont, Jr. 17

2. Mencius as Consequentialist — Manyul Im 37

3. No Need for Hemlock: Mencius’s Defense of Tradition — Franklin Perkins 59

4. Mohism and Motivation — Chris Fraser 73 (download pdf here)

5. “It Goes Beyond Skill” — Dan Robins 91

6. The Sounds of Zhèngmíng: Setting Names Straight in Early Chinese Texts — Jane Geaney 107

7. Embodied Virtue, Self-Cultivation, and Ethics — Lisa Raphals 119

Part Two: New Departures

8. Moral Tradition Respect — Philip J. Ivanhoe 133

9. Piecemeal Progress: Moral Traditions, Modern Confucianism, and Comparative Philosophy — Stephen C. Angle 145

10. Agon and Hé: Contest and Harmony — David B. Wong 163

11. Confucianism and Moral Intuition — William A. Haines 181

12. Chapter Thirty-Eight of the Dàodéjing as an Imaginary Genealogy of Morals — Jiwei Ci 197

13. Poetic Language: Zhuāngzǐ and Dù Fǔ’s Poetic Ideals — Lee H. Yearley 209

14. Dào as a Naturalistic Focus — Chad Hansen 229

Afterword — Chad Hansen 257

Contributors Index