Introduction of the Philosophy and the Book

  • Zhuran You
  • A. G. Rud
  • Yingzi Hu


The introduction addresses the rationale, significance, and content of the book. It defines and legitimizes the philosophy of Chinese moral education and justifies the necessity for conducting historical research on this subject in a global era. It discusses the role of the philosophy in shaping Chinese culture and, more specifically, how its frameworks and concepts have given rise to Chinese national characteristics, value system, human relations, and modes of conduct; it also attempts to explain why Chinese culture has proved so enduring. It sets the ground rules for selecting philosophies of Chinese moral education, delineates the main content of these, and lays out the structure of the book.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhuran You
    • 1
  • A. G. Rud
    • 2
  • Yingzi Hu
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Teacher EducationShaoxing UniversityShaoxing CityChina
  2. 2.College of EducationWashington State UniversityPullmanUSA
  3. 3.Office of the ProvostShaoxing UniversityShaoxing CityChina

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