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Confucius was indisputably a major thinker in education. Charlene Tan's volume offers a coherent account of Confucius' educational thought. This work is divided into three distinctive parts: 1. Intellectual Biography of Confucius 2. Critical Exposition of Confucius' Work 3. Relevance of Confucius' Work Today
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Series Editor's Preface Foreword, Kim-chong Chong (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong) Foreword Introduction Part I: Intellectual Biography 1. Confucius' Life, Personality and Influence Part II: Critical Exposition of Confucius' Educational Thought 2. The Concept of Li 3. The Concepts of Dao and He 4. The Concept of Ren 5. The Concept of Junzi 6. The Concepts of Xue, Wen and Si Part III: The Relevance of Confucius' Work Today 7. Confucius and 21st Century Education 8. Conclusion References Index

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A synthesis of Confucius' work in the philosophy of education, in which his key educational concepts and arguments are exposed, clarified and critically assessed.

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Charlene Tan is Associate Professor at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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Charlene Tan expertly combines sound educational philosophy with original and illuminating scholarship on Confucianism. * From the foreword by Kim-chong Chong, Professor of Philosophy, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong *

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