Chinese Studies | East Asian Languages and Societies | History | Japanese Studies
Tracing the development of Confucianism in China to contemporary Confucianism in Modern Japan helps us understand her miraculous economy after the ruin of World War II. Deconstructing this socio-cultural phenomenon allows one to weigh the value of Confucianism -- a system of ethics for the individual and the state -- in our modern day times -- especially East Asia.
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Alisna, Gabriel Allen Ipolani, "In Pursuit of Perfection: The Economic Dynamic of Japan As Seen Through the Eyes of Contemporary Confucianism After World War II" (1999). Honors Theses, 1963-2015. 726.