Confucianism and Modernization in East Asia : Critical Reflections.

By: Kyong-Dong, KimMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Singapore : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (281 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789811036262Subject(s): Asia-Politics and governmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Confucianism and Modernization in East Asia : Critical ReflectionsDDC classification: 181.112 LOC classification: B1-5802Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Special Characters: Foreign Language Words -- Chinese -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Korean -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Japanese -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Korean and Chinese Juxtaposed -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Notes on Korean and Chinese Words and Names -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Chapter 1: Confucianism and Modernization: Meta-­Theoretical Discourse Analysis -- Introduction -- Shifting Intellectual Dispositions in the Discourse -- The Negative View of the Early Days -- The First Turnabout: From the 1980s -- The Second Turnabout: After the Financial Crunch -- Reflections Once Again -- The Many Faces of Confucianism -- Confucianism as an Ideational System -- The Religious Aspect -- Confucianism as a Philosophical System -- Confucian Visions of Governance -- Confucianism as a Set of Social Norms -- Confucian Ideals of Personal Cultivation -- Confucianism as Practiced in Real Life -- Confucianism in East Asian Modernization: Preliminary Theoretical Reflections -- Meta-Theoretical Discourse Analysis -- Methodological Issues -- Which Confucianism? -- The Validity of the Claim of Being Truly and Only Confucian -- The Question of Causal Logic -- Meta-Theoretical Considerations -- Reflections -- The Issue of Approach -- Practical Implications -- Notes -- Chapter 2: Confucianism and Modernization in East Asia Compared (I): The First-Wave Modernization -- Introduction -- The First-Wave Modernization -- Qing China: The Central Kingdom Taken by Surprise -- The Closure and the Initial Humiliation -- Reforms and Revolts -- The "Self-Strengthening Reforms" -- Popular Uprisings -- The Hundred Days Reform -- The Boxer Rebellion -- The Fate of Confucianism -- The Revolution and Anti-Confucianism -- Selective Revival of Confucianism in the Republic -- Chosŏn Korea: The Confucian State's Fateful Reaction.
Upholding Orthodoxy and Rejecting Heterodoxy -- Toward Selective Adaptation: Eastern Ways, Western Technology -- Abortive Reforms in the Midst of Severe Turbulence -- The Tonghak Religion: Eastern Learning -- Conservative Reforms -- Enlightenment Movements -- Kapsin Coup d'État -- Western Influences -- The Tonghak Peasant Upheaval -- Kabo Cabinet Reforms -- Departure from Confucian Tradition -- Independence Club: Socio-Political Modernization -- The Great Korean Empire -- Confucianism in Colonial Modernization -- Confucianism During the Precolonial Crises -- Resurrection of Confucian Studies under Colonial Rule -- Confucian Elements in Primary Education -- Japan: The Nimble Adaptive Response -- Sakoku, the Closing of the Country, and the Subsequent Signing of Treaties -- Modernization of the Meiji State -- Confucianism in the First Wave of Modernization: A Synoptic Comparison -- China -- Korea -- Japan -- In Closing -- Notes -- Chapter 3: Confucianism and Modernization in East Asia Compared (II): The Second-Wave Modernization -- Confucianism in China's Modernization: PRC and ROC -- Mainland China's Selective Approach -- The Pre-Cultural Revolution Period -- The Cultural Revolution -- Confucian Resurrection After Mao -- "Politicization" of Confucianism -- Confucianism and Modernization in ROC -- Confucianism Responds to Selective Modernization in Korea -- Response of the Intellectuals to Modernization -- Organized Efforts to Revive and Preserve Confucian Tradition -- Confucian Legacies in Everyday Life -- How "Confucian" Is Japanese Society? -- Confucian Elements in the Educational System -- Confucianism and Family Life -- Confucianism in Everyday Life -- Confucianism in Intellectual Circles -- Confucian Values, "Confucian Democracy," and "Confucian Capitalism" Comparatively Examined -- Traditional Values -- Confucian Democracy -- Confucian Capitalism.
Concluding Thoughts -- Appendix: Works by Korean Sociologists on Confucianism and Modernization -- Works in English -- Works in Korean -- Notes -- Notes -- Chapter 4: The Aborted Confucian Reformation in Korea's Embryonic Modernization: The Case of Chŏng Yag-yong (1762-1836) -- Introduction -- Chŏng Tasan: The Man and His Work -- Chŏng Tasan and His Scheme of Confucian Reformation -- Philosophical Thoughts -- Classical Confucian Studies -- Cosmology and Epistemology -- Theory of Human Nature and Mind -- Socio-Political Theories -- Economic Reforms -- Implications for Modernization in Korea -- Chŏng Tasan and Modernization -- Notes -- Chapter 5: Is Confucianism Still Relevant Today? Closing Reflections -- Introduction -- Why Confucianism? -- The Civilizational Dimension -- The Societal Dimension -- How Can Confucianism Be Relevant? -- Core Development Values -- Toward "Cultured" Advanced Society -- Benevolence (In): The Foundation of Social Life -- Righteousness (Ŭi): The Basis of Social Order -- Propriety (Ye): Practical Embodiment of Benevolence and Righteousness -- Music (Ak): For Harmony in the World -- Wisdom (Chi): Essential Social Capital in the Age of Information -- Trust (Sin): Crucial Social Capital in a World of Mistrust -- Unity of Heaven and Man (Ch'ŏn In Hab Il): A New Ideology of Holistic Ecosystem -- Principles Guiding "Cultured" Development -- The Confucian Vision of "Cultured" Advanced Society -- The Voluntary Welfare Society -- Decentralized Plural Communitarian Collectivism -- In Closing -- Notes -- Bibliography -- References in English Language -- References in Korean Language -- References in Japanese Language -- Reference in Chinese Language -- Reference in French Language -- Index.
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Intro -- Special Characters: Foreign Language Words -- Chinese -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Korean -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Japanese -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Korean and Chinese Juxtaposed -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Notes on Korean and Chinese Words and Names -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Chapter 1: Confucianism and Modernization: Meta-­Theoretical Discourse Analysis -- Introduction -- Shifting Intellectual Dispositions in the Discourse -- The Negative View of the Early Days -- The First Turnabout: From the 1980s -- The Second Turnabout: After the Financial Crunch -- Reflections Once Again -- The Many Faces of Confucianism -- Confucianism as an Ideational System -- The Religious Aspect -- Confucianism as a Philosophical System -- Confucian Visions of Governance -- Confucianism as a Set of Social Norms -- Confucian Ideals of Personal Cultivation -- Confucianism as Practiced in Real Life -- Confucianism in East Asian Modernization: Preliminary Theoretical Reflections -- Meta-Theoretical Discourse Analysis -- Methodological Issues -- Which Confucianism? -- The Validity of the Claim of Being Truly and Only Confucian -- The Question of Causal Logic -- Meta-Theoretical Considerations -- Reflections -- The Issue of Approach -- Practical Implications -- Notes -- Chapter 2: Confucianism and Modernization in East Asia Compared (I): The First-Wave Modernization -- Introduction -- The First-Wave Modernization -- Qing China: The Central Kingdom Taken by Surprise -- The Closure and the Initial Humiliation -- Reforms and Revolts -- The "Self-Strengthening Reforms" -- Popular Uprisings -- The Hundred Days Reform -- The Boxer Rebellion -- The Fate of Confucianism -- The Revolution and Anti-Confucianism -- Selective Revival of Confucianism in the Republic -- Chosŏn Korea: The Confucian State's Fateful Reaction.

Upholding Orthodoxy and Rejecting Heterodoxy -- Toward Selective Adaptation: Eastern Ways, Western Technology -- Abortive Reforms in the Midst of Severe Turbulence -- The Tonghak Religion: Eastern Learning -- Conservative Reforms -- Enlightenment Movements -- Kapsin Coup d'État -- Western Influences -- The Tonghak Peasant Upheaval -- Kabo Cabinet Reforms -- Departure from Confucian Tradition -- Independence Club: Socio-Political Modernization -- The Great Korean Empire -- Confucianism in Colonial Modernization -- Confucianism During the Precolonial Crises -- Resurrection of Confucian Studies under Colonial Rule -- Confucian Elements in Primary Education -- Japan: The Nimble Adaptive Response -- Sakoku, the Closing of the Country, and the Subsequent Signing of Treaties -- Modernization of the Meiji State -- Confucianism in the First Wave of Modernization: A Synoptic Comparison -- China -- Korea -- Japan -- In Closing -- Notes -- Chapter 3: Confucianism and Modernization in East Asia Compared (II): The Second-Wave Modernization -- Confucianism in China's Modernization: PRC and ROC -- Mainland China's Selective Approach -- The Pre-Cultural Revolution Period -- The Cultural Revolution -- Confucian Resurrection After Mao -- "Politicization" of Confucianism -- Confucianism and Modernization in ROC -- Confucianism Responds to Selective Modernization in Korea -- Response of the Intellectuals to Modernization -- Organized Efforts to Revive and Preserve Confucian Tradition -- Confucian Legacies in Everyday Life -- How "Confucian" Is Japanese Society? -- Confucian Elements in the Educational System -- Confucianism and Family Life -- Confucianism in Everyday Life -- Confucianism in Intellectual Circles -- Confucian Values, "Confucian Democracy," and "Confucian Capitalism" Comparatively Examined -- Traditional Values -- Confucian Democracy -- Confucian Capitalism.

Concluding Thoughts -- Appendix: Works by Korean Sociologists on Confucianism and Modernization -- Works in English -- Works in Korean -- Notes -- Notes -- Chapter 4: The Aborted Confucian Reformation in Korea's Embryonic Modernization: The Case of Chŏng Yag-yong (1762-1836) -- Introduction -- Chŏng Tasan: The Man and His Work -- Chŏng Tasan and His Scheme of Confucian Reformation -- Philosophical Thoughts -- Classical Confucian Studies -- Cosmology and Epistemology -- Theory of Human Nature and Mind -- Socio-Political Theories -- Economic Reforms -- Implications for Modernization in Korea -- Chŏng Tasan and Modernization -- Notes -- Chapter 5: Is Confucianism Still Relevant Today? Closing Reflections -- Introduction -- Why Confucianism? -- The Civilizational Dimension -- The Societal Dimension -- How Can Confucianism Be Relevant? -- Core Development Values -- Toward "Cultured" Advanced Society -- Benevolence (In): The Foundation of Social Life -- Righteousness (Ŭi): The Basis of Social Order -- Propriety (Ye): Practical Embodiment of Benevolence and Righteousness -- Music (Ak): For Harmony in the World -- Wisdom (Chi): Essential Social Capital in the Age of Information -- Trust (Sin): Crucial Social Capital in a World of Mistrust -- Unity of Heaven and Man (Ch'ŏn In Hab Il): A New Ideology of Holistic Ecosystem -- Principles Guiding "Cultured" Development -- The Confucian Vision of "Cultured" Advanced Society -- The Voluntary Welfare Society -- Decentralized Plural Communitarian Collectivism -- In Closing -- Notes -- Bibliography -- References in English Language -- References in Korean Language -- References in Japanese Language -- Reference in Chinese Language -- Reference in French Language -- Index.

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