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

Confucian Revival versus Feminist Awakening

I often have trouble understanding the ease with which some Western observers/scholars living outside of Chinese-speaking societies try to merge modern feminist ideas with traditional Chinese culture, especially Confucian discourses. From a more embedded perspective, these attempts often look oversimplifying, or simply unconvincing. Again and again, social reality in China follows its own laws, not those imagined by observers outside of China.

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February 5, 2018 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学 | 14 comments