Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Human Rights in Chinese Thought by Stephen C. Angle

What should we make of claims by members of other groups to have moralities different from our own? Human Rights in Chinese Thought gives an extended answer to this question in the first study of its kind. It integrates a full account of the development of Chinese rights discourse - reaching back to important, though neglected, origins of that discourse in 17th and 18th century Confucianism - with philosophical consideration of how various communities should respond to contemporary Chinese claims about the uniqueness of their human rights concepts. The book elaborates a plausible kind of moral pluralism and demonstrates that Chinese ideas of human rights do indeed have distinctive characteristics, but it nonetheless argues for the importance and promise of cross-cultural moral engagement.

Buy Human Rights in Chinese Thought by Stephen C. Angle from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521007528
ISBN-10: 0521007526
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 24-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Human Rights in Chinese Thought by Stephen C. Angle

Book Reviews - Human Rights in Chinese Thought by Stephen C. Angle

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Human Rights in Chinese Thought book by Stephen C. Angle and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Stephen C. Angle

Neo-confucianism - a Philosophical Introduction by Stephen C. Angle
Paperback, February 2017
$35.96
Virtue Ethics and Confucianism by Stephen C. Angle
Paperback, July 2015
$53.09
Sagehood by Stephen C. Angle
Paperback, March 2012
$38.66