Confucianism and Human Rights


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Publisher  Columbia University Press
Publication Date   January 15, 1998
ISBN  0231109369
Pages  408

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Is the Confucian tradition compatible with the Western understanding of human rights? Are there fundamental human values, regardless of cultural differences, common to all peoples of all nations? At this critical point in Communist China's history, eighteen distinguished scholars address the role of Confucianism in dealing with questions of universal human rights.

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