These original essays debate two ways of theorizing social life. One way is the integrative or holistic model of thought typified in the writings of Confucius. The other, the revolutionary tradition, is suspicious of holism and harmony as principles of social thought because harmony is seen as something that can genuinely occur only when a society has rectified deeply ingrained injustice. This volume evaluates the alternative priorities of order and revolt, harmony and spontaneity, in social life.
|Title of host publication||Order and Revolt|
|Subtitle of host publication||Debating the Principles of Eastern and Western Social Thought|
|Editors||Wayne Cristaudo, Heung W. Wong, Sun Youzhong|
|Place of Publication||United States of America|
|Number of pages||17|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|