A new interpretation of confucianism: The interpretation of lunyu as a text of philosophical hermeneutics [Book Review]

Frontiers of Philosophy in China 2 (4):533-546 (2007)
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Abstract

Communicating with Confucius based on our own hermeneutical context, and reading the Analects as a text of philosophical hermeneutics, it can be concluded that as an epochal thinker, the contribution of Confucius’ thought is that it initiated a humanistic moral ideal with cultural upbringing as its core. Based on this consciousness of humanistic moral ideal, Confucius thought and dealt positively with the human existential plight and social political problems that he faced during his own time, and his thought is more creative than conservative

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