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Righteousness and Profit (yili, 义利)

  • Yueqing WangEmail author
  • Qinggang Bao
  • Guoxing Guan
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Abstract

The concept of righteousness and profit and their relationship is a key question which runs through Chinese intellectual history and which has been much discussed. In the following, we will first explain the meaning of yi and li, and then discuss them from the perspective of their opposition as well their equilibrium. Finally, we will summarize the characteristics of the relationship between them as well as its meaning.

References

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  2. Queen, Sarah. A. and Major, John S. 2016. Luxuriant Gems of the Spring and Autumn; Attributed to Dong Zhongshu. Translated by Sarah A. Queen and John S. Major. New York: Columbia University Press.Google Scholar

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© Nanjing University Press 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NanjingChina

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