The Philosophy of Harmony in Classical Confucianism
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Philosophy and Religious Studies
This essay introduces the philosophy of harmony in Classical Confucianism. In the first part of the essay the author summarizes the concept of harmony as it was developed in various Confucian classics. In the second part, the author offers an account of the Confucian program of harmony, ranging from internal harmony in the person, to harmony in the family, the state, the international world, and finally to harmony in the entire universe.
Li, C. (2008). The Philosophy of Harmony in Classical Confucianism. Philosophy Compass, 3(3), 423–435. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1747-9991.2008.00141.x
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