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Chinese and Comparative Philosophy 中國哲學與比較哲學

The People in Chinese Political Thought

Many readers of this blog have been following the recent demonstrations in Hong Kong with interest, and several days ago Kai Marchal posted some insightful remarks about demonstrators’ motives and inspirations and their relation to Confucianism. Kai specifically noted the absence of explicitly Confucian political ideals from the demonstrators’ public rhetoric.

The following is the text of a short talk I gave at a public gathering organized by HKU students on the street in Admiralty next to Hong Kong government headquarters on October 1, China’s National Day.

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October 1, 2014 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Hong Kong, Politics | 19 comments