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    • Early Confucian Philosophy and the Development of Compassion 

      Wong, DB (Dao, 2015-06-26)
      © 2015, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. Metaphors of adorning, crafting, water flowing downward, and growing sprouts appear in the Analects (Lunyu 論語), the Mencius (Mengzi 孟子), and the Xunzi 荀子. They express and ...
    • Institutional structures and idealism of character 

      Wong, DB (Philosophy East and West, 2017-01-01)
    • On learning what happiness is 

      Wong, DB (Philosophical Topics, 2013-03-01)
      I explore conceptions of happiness in classical Chinese philosophers Mengzi and Zhuangzi. In choosing to frame my question with the word 'happiness', I am guided by the desire to draw some comparative lessons for Western ...
    • Soup, Harmony, and Disagreement 

      Wong, DB
      <jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p>Is the ancient Confucian ideal of <jats:italic>he</jats:italic> 和, ‘harmony,’ a viable ideal in pluralistic societies composed of people and groups who subscribe to different ...