Confucius and Cicero : Old Ideas for a New World, New Ideas for an Old World / Andrea Balbo, Jaewon Ahn.
Contributor(s): Ahn, Jaewon [editor.] | Balbo, Andrea [editor.].Material type: TextSeries: Roma Sinica ; 1.Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, Copyright date: ©2020Description: 1 online resource (VI, 216 p.).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783110616804.Subject(s): Asiatische Philosophie | Cicero | Confucius | Eastern Philosophy | Konfuzius | Roman Philosophy | Römische Philosophie | PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Ancient & ClassicalAdditional physical formats: No title; No titleOnline resources: Open Access | Cover
Frontmatter -- Table of Contents -- Roma Sinica and Confucius and Cicero: extending the boundaries and constructing relationships -- Comparing Confucius and Cicero: Problems and Possibilities -- The Private and the Public in the Republic and in the Analects -- Confucian and Daoist, Stoic and Epicurean. Some Parallels in Ways of Living -- Mind, Heaven, and Ritual in the Xunzi -- The Latin translations of Confucius' Dialogues (Lun Yu). A comparison of key concepts -- Is Confucius a Sinicus Cicero? -- Humanitas: Universalism, equivocation, and basic criterion -- Becoming human(e): Confucius' Way to仁 and the Imitation of Christ in Yi Byeok's Essence of Sacred Doctrine (聖敎要旨; Seonggyo yoji) -- Pietas in pro Sexto Roscio of Cicero and Confucian 孝(xiao) -- "Be modest and avoid wastefulness": table manners and beyond from Confucius to Xi Jinping -- Cicero and Confucius: Similitude in Disguise -- General bibliography -- Index of names, main concepts and texts -- Editors and Contributors
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This book explores the relationships between ancient Roman and Confucian thought, paying particular attention to their relevance for the contemporary world. More than 10 scholars from all around the world offer thereby a reference work for the comparative research between Roman (and early Greek) and Eastern thought, setting new trends in the panorama of Classical and Comparative Studies.
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