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Trends in 20th Century Chinese philosophy in historical context

When: Thursday, 28 February 2019 - Thursday, 28 February 2019
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
CB 8 (Central Block) Robert Sobukwe Building
Start time:17:00
Enquiries:

 Kagiso.Makoe@wits.ac.za

The Centre for Indian Studies in Africa (CISA) will host this lecture.

Chinese intellectuals provided four major responses to the crisis posed by Western imperialism in the 20th Century. The New Culture and Marxist movements both advocated the abolition of traditional Chinese thought and institutions. New Confucians agreed that China needs to learn democracy and science from the West. Finally, some Chinese thinkers have tried to synthesise Marxism and Confucianism.

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