Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781780320755 Published October 2012 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $143.95 ISBN: 9781780320762 Published October 2012 For sale in North and South America only

China - The Political Philosophy of the Middle Kingdom

Tongdong Bai

China - The Political Philosophy of the Middle Kingdom

Tongdong Bai

Distributed for Zed Books

216 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781780320755 Published October 2012 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $143.95 ISBN: 9781780320762 Published October 2012 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction
1. Modernity before its time: the historical context of 'classical' Chinese political thought
2. The middle way of Confucianism: humanity as the new social glue
3. The middle way of Confucianism: equality-based mobile hierarchy
4. Daoism: return to an age of innocence
5. The Legalists: builders of modern bureaucracy and institutions
6. Later developments: the middle way
Conclusion: The contemporary relevance of traditional Chinese political philosophy
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