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Confucianism

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Wang Yang-ming. Instructions for Practical Living, and Other Neo-Confucian Writing. Translated by Wing-tsit Chan. New York: Columbia University Press, 1963.

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Tillman, Hoyt Cleveland. Confucian Discourse and Chu Hsi's Ascendency. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1992.

Tu, Wei-ming. Centrality and Commonality: An Essay on Confucian Religiousness. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1989.

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Tu, Wei-ming, ed. Confucian Traditions in East Asian Modernity: Moral Education and Economic Culture in Japan and the Four Mini-dragons. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996.

Yao, Xinzhong. An Introduction to Confucianism. Cambridge, U.K., and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

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Science EncyclopediaScience & Philosophy: Condensation to CoshConfucianism - Confucius, Warring States Confucianism, Han Confucianism, Neo-confucianism, Modern Confucianism, Bibliography