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The Korean Neo-Confucianism of Yi Toegye and Yi Yulgok (Part 2)

The Korean Neo-Confucianism of Yi Toegye and Yi Yulgok (Part 2)

This book examines the Korean Neo-Confucianism of Toegye and Yulgok with special focus on the so-called Four-Seven thesis (sachillon) and its implications for self-cultivation. As a common intellectual, moral, and spiritual discourse, the topic itself is significant for not only Confucian/Neo-Confucian studies, but also Korean philosophy, religion and intellectual history. In general, it constitutes the […]

The Korean Neo-Confucianism of Yi Toegye and Yi Yulgok (Part 1)

The Korean Neo-Confucianism of Yi Toegye and Yi Yulgok (Part 1)

Preface There is a definite need to study more closely and seriously the philosophy of Yi Hwang (Toegye, 1501-1570) and Yi I (Yulgok, 1536-1584), the two leading thinkers of Korean Neo-Confucianism. Toegye and Yulgok established the characteristic patterns of the Korean Neo-Confucian tradition from the late sixteenth century up to the opening of the present […]

Confucian Traditions in East Asian Modernity

Confucian Traditions in East Asian Modernity

How Confucian traditions have shaped styles of being modern in Japan, challenge. Explorations of Confucian network capitalism, meritocratic democracy, and liberal education have practical implications for a sense of self, community, economy and polity. Seventeen contibutors, of varying fields of study, here bring their differing perspectives to a consideration of the Confucian role in industrial […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club