Voice From the East:The Chinese Theory of Justice
Translators: Hou Pingping & Wang Keyou
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PartI The Chinese Theory of Justice
1 Advancing a Chinese Theory of Justice: The Political Effects of Confucian InstitutionalEthics on the Contemporary World 1
2 Re-constructing the Chinese Theory of Justice: Reflections on Institutional
Ethics in Life Confucianism 12
3 An Outline of the Chinese Theory of Justice 17
4 The Theory of Justice in Life Confucianism 47
PartII Confucian Theories of Justice
5 Confucius’ Theory of Justice 78
6 Mencius’ Theory of Justice 111
7 Xunzi’s Theory of Justice 151
PartIII A History of Chinese Thought on Justice
8 People’s Sovereignty and its Principle of Justice: An interpretation of the Duke of Zhou’s Political Philosophy 179
9 The Significance of The Rites of Zhou in Modern Society: Interpreting the
Concept ofSocial Justice in The Rites Of Zhou 210
10 Properness and Fitness of Norms and Institutions: AStudy of the Thought on Justice in Zhouyi 239
11 Establishing Norms and Institutions on the Basisof Benevolence and Promoting Political Reform on the Basis of Justice: Aninquiry into the Confucian Root of Legalism and its Variations Reflected in theBook of Lord Shang 267
12 The Idea of Justice of the HanEmpire and Its Enlightenment to Modern Society — AnInterpretation of the Concept yì义as “Justice” in BaihuTongyi 301
13 Consistency of the Great Unification in China overThree Historical Periods 327
PartIV Contemporary Social Justice Issues
14 Confucianism and the Destiny of China: Commemoratingthe 90th Anniversary of the May FourthMovement 341
15 Crisis or Opportunity? Reflections on theRelationship between the Current Financial Crisis and the Confucian Principleof Justice 357
16 How Is “Global Ethic” Possible? QuestionsRegarding the Declaration Toward a Global Ethic and ConfucianEthics 361
17 l?礼and Life: A Speech onConfucianism in the Holy City Qufu 373
18 A Letter in Reply to Professor X 383
19 Four Letters Concerning the Kin ConcealmentSystem 387
20 Confucian Ethics and Contemporary China: An Interview with Professor Huang Yushun 397
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Voice From the East: The Chinese Theory of Justice
Authored by Huang Yushun
Translated by Hou Pingping & Wang Keyou
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