The Revival of Guoxue
After some opening remarks on the recent commodification of guoxue, I first trace the rise of guoxue in the contemporary period, and then I examine two topics in more detail: guoxue’s historical and contemporary transformation into an academic discipline; and the immediate origins of guoxue’s pronounced ethnoepistemological character. Through this examination my aim is to bring into greater relief some of the aspirations invested in guoxue by its contemporary protagonists, and also to highlight some of the conundrums associated with those aspirations.
Index by keyword :guoxue, ruxue, academic discipline, ethnoepistemology, Chinese philosophy, cultural identity
John Makeham, « The Revival of Guoxue », China Perspectives [Online], 2011/1 | 2011, Online since 30 March 2014, connection on 24 March 2017. URL : http://chinaperspectives.revues.org/5372Top of page
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