Repositioning Confucianism in a New “Axial Age”

  • Yijie Tang
Part of the China Academic Library book series (CHINALIBR)


The global culture will be greatly affected by the globalized economy, which will not eliminate but may intensify the conflict between countries and nations, concerning which worldwide discussion on both cultural conflict and co-existence has been opening up. The fate of mankind in the 21st century will rest on the probability of peace as a result of mutual understanding and tolerance between different cultures, or of wars caused by separation and hegemony.


Human Nature Human Relation Chinese Philosophy Song Dynasty Western Philosophy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore and Foreign Language Teaching and Research Publishing Co., Ltd 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yijie Tang
    • 1
  1. 1.Peking UniversityBeijingChina

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