This quarter’s journal of comparative Eastern and Western philosophies includes the following scholarly works:
Special Feature: Joseph Chan’s Confucian Perfectionism
Confucian Authority, Political Right, and Democracy
by Sungmoon Kim
Confucian Justification of Limited Government: Comments on Joseph Chan’s Confucian Perfectionism
by Stephen C. Angle
Institutional Structures and Idealism of Character
by David B. Wong
Education as a Human Right: A Confucian Perspective
by Chenyang Li
Democracy without Autonomy: Moral and Personal Autonomy in Democratic Confucianism
by Yvonne Chiu
On How to Construct a Confucian Democracy for Modern Times (or Why Democratic Practices Must Not Sight of the Ideal)
by Roger T. Ames
Confucian Perfectionism: A Response to Kim, Angle, Wong, Li, Chiu, and Ames
by Joseph Chan
Seeking Ren in the Analects
by Larson Di Fiori and Henry Rosemont, Jr.
The Relationship between Eastern Ecoaesthetics and Western Environmental Aesthetics
by Allen Carlson
Renunciation, Pleasure, and the Good Life in the Samnyāsa Upanisads
by Christopher G. Framarin
Regarding Doubt and Certainty in al-Ghazālī’s Deliverance from Error and Descartes’ Meditations
by Akira O. Ruddle-Miyamoto
The Vanishing Wild Card: Challenges and Implications of Ziporyn’s Zhuangzi
by John R. Williams
Plus a comment and discussion section and reviews.
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The journal welcomes specialized articles in Asian philosophy and articles that seek to illuminate, in a comparative manner, the distinctive characteristics of the various philosophical traditions in the East and West. See the submission guidelines here.