Philosophy East and West, vol. 66, no. 2 (2016)

This quarter’s journal of comparative philosophy includes the following scholarly works:

Kaśmir to Prussia, Round Trip: Monistic Śaivism and Hegel by J. M. Fritzman, Sarah Ann Lowenstein, and Meredith Margaret Nelson

The Confucian Vision of an Ideal Society Arising out of Moral Emotions, with a Focus on the Sishu daquan by Choi Young-jin and Lee Haeng-hoon

Putting the Way Into Effect (Xing Dao 行道): Inward and Outward Concerns in Classical Confucianism by Benjamin Huff

From Human-Spirit Resonance to Correlative Modes: The Shaping of
Chinese Correlative Thinking  by Jinhua Jia

Mengzi and Hume on Extending Virtue by Gordon B. Mower

Why Equality and Which Inequalities? A Modern Confucian Approach to
Democracy by Sor-hoon Tan

Reading the Buddha as a Philosopher by Douglass Smith and Justin Whitaker

The Idea of Freedom in Comparative Perspective: Critical Comparisons
between the Discourses of Liberalism and Neo-Confucianism by Roy Tseng

Between Hierarchy of Oppression and Style of Nourishment: Defending
the Confucian Way of Civil Order by Huaiyu Wang

Plus a comment and discussion section and book reviews.

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