ArticleLi, ChenyangHarmony is a central notion in Asian culture. It appears as a symbol on the Korean national flag; it is one of the names that the Japanese people used to call their nation; it is a justificatory principle in Chinese politics a . . .
ArticleLi, ChenyangThe study of Chinese philosophy in the English-speaking world has largely focused on ethical and political theories. In comparison, Chinese metaphysics—here understood primarily as theories regarding the nature, components, and operating principles of . . .
ArticleLi, ChenyangIn this essay I will discuss five major challenges faced by Confucianism in recent times. Two of these challenges have been widely acknowledged, namely those of science and democracy. I believe that Confucianism’s problem with science has been largely . . .
ArticleLi, ChenyangShared articulations of moral values across societies in the global age are like common currencies in globalized economy. No currency is pre-determined to be a world currency; no single articulation of moral values is pre-determined to be globally sha . . .