Category Archives: Integrity Outside the European Sphere

Early Confucians seminar, Friday 3rd July

In the next seminar in our ‘Portraits of Integrity’ series Dr Winnie Sung (University College London and Nanyang Technological University) will introduce selected readings from Early Confucians and will lead a discussion of the concepts of integrity and hypocrisy. More details, … Continue reading

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Xunzi on integrity of langauge

Picking up on a passage in Confucius (Kongzi) on the ‘rectification of names’, Xunzi (later 3rd C. b.c.e.) argues at length for the importance of integrity in language, in Chapter 22 ‘On Correct Naming’ (tr. Ivanhoe and Van Norden). In … Continue reading

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Zhuangzi on Integrity

Zhuangzi (4th C. b.c.e.) is often riddling and provocative. Here he is on the topic of integrity. The imagined conversation is between Yan Hui, who plans to go to a disordered state in order to advise the ruler there and … Continue reading

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