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By Xinzhong Yao

ISBN-10: 0521643120

ISBN-13: 9780521643122

ISBN-10: 0521644305

ISBN-13: 9780521644303

considering the lengthy heritage and wide variety of Confucian reviews, this booklet introduces Confucianism - initiated in China by way of Confucius (551 BC–479 BC) - essentially as a philosophical and spiritual culture. It can pay recognition to Confucianism in either the West and the East, focussing at the tradition's doctrines, colleges, rituals, sacred locations and terminology, but additionally stressing the diversifications, modifications and new considering occurring nowa days. Xinzhong Yao provides Confucianism as a convention with many dimensions and as an historical culture with modern attraction. this provides the reader a richer and clearer view of the way Confucianism functioned some time past and of what it capability within the current. A chinese language student established within the West, he attracts jointly the various strands of Confucianism in a mode obtainable to scholars, lecturers, and normal readers attracted to one of many world's significant non secular traditions.

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