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    Chen, Xunwu
    This essay explores the concept of ‘religious other,’ indicating the metaphysical, cognitive, ethical, and political challenges that the religious other presents. In doing so, it draws a distinction between religious other which is a legitimate object . . .
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    Chen, Xunwu
    This essay is devoted to a comparative study of three philosophers’ views on the relationship between positive law and natural law. It intends to ask whether obligations which positive laws impose, rights which positive laws define, and justice which . . .
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    Chen, Xunwu
    This paper purports to explore the nature of crimes against humanity as a unique family of crimes and how the concept of crimes against humanity embodies the spirit of our time. It argues that what makes crimes against humanity profound crimes is the . . .
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    Chen, Xunwu
    This essay purports to explore the conflict between the universal idea of basic human rights and Asian contexts, values, and concepts of good life and happiness. Doing so, it proposes to draw several conceptual distinctions in the present global disco . . .
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    Chen, Xunwu
    In reading literature masterpieces and classics, not only are texts and cultural traditions understood, but also insights into humanity and human existence acquired and known. Every progress in human civilization is made possible by the elevation of t . . .
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    Mao Zedong claims: History is created by the people. What a profound claim! Doubtlessly, in the rolling thunder of history, we hear the firm, solid footsteps of great leaders, as President Nixon asserts. Still, it is the people, and only the people, w . . .
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    Chen, Xunwu
    Victor Hugo claimed: Men live, and things exist. That is to say, human existence is not, and should not be, akin to the existence of things which are merely here or there. Instead, human beings actively live, and should live actively. Yet, what does i . . .
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    Chen, Xunwu
    The purpose of this paper is to offer a general account of cosmopolitanism. Doing so, it explores five commitments of present cosmopolitanism, modeled after Kantian cosmopolitanism, and is championed by many philosophers including Jürgen Habermas and . . .
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    Chen, Xunwu
    For the last two decades since the United Nations published Declaration of Principles of Tolerance, social toleration has become the distinctive political approach to the profound reality of diversity of our time. It has become a wisdom of our time. S . . .
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    Chen, Xunwu
    Philosophers and scholars of Chinese philosophies have engaged in a heated debate on the relationship between Confucianism and the spirit of our time, as well as Confucianism and globalization. This is timely significant. I believe that Confucianism i . . .