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Introduction

Cristaudo, Wayne and Vogt, Roland (2014). Introduction. In Cristaudo, Wayne, Wong, Heung Wah and Sun, Youzhong(Ed.), Order and revolt : debating the principles of Eastern and Western social thought. Los Angeles, United States: Bridge21 Publications. (pp. vii-xvi).

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IRMA ID 84373604xPUB34
Author Cristaudo, Wayne
Vogt, Roland
Title of Chapter Introduction
Title of Book Order and revolt : debating the principles of Eastern and Western social thought
Place of Publication Los Angeles, United States
Publisher Bridge21 Publications
Publication Year 2014
Editor Cristaudo, Wayne
Wong, Heung Wah
Sun, Youzhong
ISBN 9781626430044   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
Chapter Number Introduction
Start Page vii
End Page xvi
Total Pages 10
Total Chapters 9
Field of Research 440000 Philosophy and Religion
HERDC Category B - Book Chapter (DIISR)
Abstract These original essays debate two ways of theorizing social life. One way is the integrative or holistic model of thought typified in the writings of Confucius. The other, the revolutionary tradition, is suspicious of holism and harmony as principles of social thought because harmony is seen as something that can genuinely occur only when a society has rectified deeply ingrained injustice. This volume evaluates the alternative priorities of order and revolt, harmony and spontaneity, in social life.
Additional Notes Wayne Cristaudo is professor of politics at Charles Darwin University. His books include Religion, Redemption, and Revolution ; Power, Love and Evil; Great Ideas in the Western Literary Canon; and A Philosophical History of Love. Heung Wah Wong is associate professor teaching creative arts and Japanese studies at the University of Hong Kong. Sun Youzhong is dean of the School of English and International Studies at Beijing Foreign Studies University.
 
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