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    The Confucian Vision of an Ideal Society Arising out of Moral Emotions, with a Focus on the Sishu Daquan
    with Lee Haeng-Hoon
    Philosophy East and West 66 (2): 394-417. 2016.
    Our discussion should open with a story in the “Weizi” 微子 chapter of the Analects. Confucius, while traveling on a long journey, sent his disciple Zi Lu 子路 to ask two hermits, Chang Zu 長沮 and Jie Ni 桀溺, where a ferry could be found. Sneering at Confucius for canvassing around the country, they retorted: “Turbulent waves are sweeping away everything under Heaven. With whom, then, are you to change the world?” Zi Lu reported their words back to Confucius, who said, “Since I cannot live among the b…Read more
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    朝鮮性理學의 普遍性과 特殊性
    Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 9 195-205. 2008.
    Joseon neo-Confucianism critically reviewed Chinese Chu Zi Studies and transformed it as Joseon seonglihak through intense debates occurred in the process of trying to settle down the problems raised in the contemporary Joseon society. The representative theories of Joseon seonglihak includes sadanchiljeongron(四端七情論, the theory of the Four Beginnings and the Seven Feelings), inmulseongdongiron (人物性同異論, the theory of whether human nature and animal nature are the same or different), seongbeomsimd…Read more