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dc.contributor.authorScarpari, Maurizio
dc.description.abstractThe doctrines on the goodness or evilness of human nature maintained in ancient China respectively by Mencius (390-305 B.C) and Xunzi ( 310-219 B.C: ) has been interpreted mosttly as a contradition within the Confucian school. In this article it is argued that they represent two distinct , yet possible and congruous, modes of interpreting and re-elaboarting Confucius teachings, two opposing yet largerly complementary currents which have developed within the Confucian
dc.publisherPadova, Editoriale Programmait
dc.relation.ispartofAnnali di Ca' Foscari : Rivista della Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature straniere dell'Università di Ca' Foscari, 1998, vol. 37 (3), pp. 467-500it
dc.titleMencius and Xunzi on Human Nature: the Concept of Moral Autonomy in the early Confucian Traditionit
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