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Individual Dignity in Modern Japanese Thought

The Evolution of the Concept of Jinkaku in Moral and Educational Discourse (Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies)
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Individual dignity in modern Japanese thought: the evolution of the concept of Jinkaku in moral and educational discourse. [Kyoko Inoue] -- The American draft of the Japanese Constitution included an article expressing that each individual was entitled to respect simply by virtue of being a human being.

Individual Dignity in Modern Japanese Thought book INOUE: Individual dignity in modern Japanese thought: the evolution of the concept of jinkaku in moral and educational discourse.

Individual Dignity in Modern Japanese Thought is important for scholars of modern Japanese intellectual history and Japanese democracy, for political scientists interested in political socialization, and for scholars of comparative history, law, politics, and by: Individual Dignity in Modern Japanese Thought: The Evolution of the Concept of Jinkaku in Moral and Educational Discourse (Book) Localización: American historial review.

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In The Japanese Mind, Roger Davies offers Westerners an invaluable key to the unique aspects of Japanese culture.

Readers of this book will gain a clear understanding of what really makes the Japanese, and their society, tick. Among the topics explored: aimai (ambiguity), amae (dependence upon others’ benevolence), amakudari (the nation’s descent from heaven). This much-anticipated sequel to Roger Davies's best-selling The Japanese Mind provides a comprehensive overview of the religion and philosophy of Japan.

This cultural history of Japan explains the diverse cultural traditions that underlie modern Japan and offers readers deep insights into Japanese manners and etiquette. The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture.

In The Japanese Mind, Roger Davies offers Westerners an invaluable key to the unique aspects of Japanese culture. Readers of this book will gain a clear understanding of /5. Modern traditions such as the wedding cake, the candle service, and the flower presentation were introduced by a commercial wedding industry that evolved from mutual-aid clubs and that colonized the wedding space by offering ritual expertise and an integrated service by:   These tenets reflect the impact of nineteenth-century natural science, which supplied the basis for modern psychology.

New developments in contemporary natural science, however, are helping to move modern psychology into a postmodern phase, one which promises to be more hospitable both to human dignity and to personal responsibility. Francis Fukuyama’s “Identity” and Kwame Anthony Appiah’s “The Lies That Bind” examine the role of personal identity in our modern age.

book. There is a hunger to understand this. The importance of harmony in Japan also means that emphasis is put on modest and gentle interpersonal relations. As such, the concept of face has remained very central to Japanese communication.

Face is the quality embedded in most Asian cultures that indicates a person's reputation, influence, dignity and honour. By complimenting people, showing them respect or.

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While the modern era, through democracy and international law, has brought about universal dignity for individuals, this achievement is a poisoned chalice. If the thesis of our era is individualism, then its antithesis has returned with a vengeance: collective identities, often aggressively exclusive, now threaten western democracy.

"Night," by Elie Wiesel, is a work of Holocaust literature with a decidedly autobiographical slant. Wiesel based the book—at least in part—on his own experiences during World War II.

Though just a brief pages, the book has received considerable acclaim, and Author: Esther Lombardi. The keyword of the lectures I delivered at the Collège de France in June is a notion that has haunted Japanese intellectuals since the mid-nineteenth century, and continues to do so today: that of the individual.

It seems to me particularly timely and necessary to deal with that theme, since Japanese society is currently freeing itself from the obsession that individuals are : Yoichi Higuchi.

“To hide feelings when you are near crying is the secret of dignity.” “Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.” “Within a system which denies the existence of basic human rights, fear tends to be the order of the day.

The Japanese situation in terms of dying patients is becoming much more similar to that found in advanced hospital settings in many countries of the world than it is different.

Now, in Japan, a majority of people end their lives in the hospital, surrounded by high-technology machines, apparatuses and equipment. A book on contemporary Japanese thought might at first glance appear surprising, given that “thought”—or “theory,” as it is often called—has in the modern era generally been linked with the West as its proper provenance.

One readily speaks, for example, of French theory or German theory, and these references are more or less Missing: Dignity.

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Modern artists such as Aldous Huxley (Brave New World) and Charlie Chaplin (Modern Times) predicted a future in which technology would lead to less oppression and more individual freedom. False Populism tries to appeal to elite people by highlighting the differences between them and the ordinary people.

With the ever growing contact between Japan and the rest of the world comes an increasingly important need to understand a society that is fascinating but still often confusing to the outsider. In this brand new fourth edition of Understanding Japanese Society Joy Hendry brings the reader up to date both with recent changes as Japan hit the world headlines under the triple.

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Among the topics explored: aimai (ambiguity), amae (dependence upon others' benevolence), amakudari (the nation's descent from heaven), 4/5(4). Japanese philosophy has historically been a fusion of both indigenous Shinto and continental religions, such as Buddhism and Confucianism.

Formerly heavily influenced by both Chinese philosophy and Indian philosophy, as with Mitogaku and Zen, much modern Japanese philosophy is now also influenced by Western philosophy. InDeirdre McCloskey published Bourgeois Dignity, remarkable for her erudite repudiation of all previous theories about how we arrived at the modern commercial key developed the thesis that modernity rejected hierarchy, the assignment to some people of more dignity (and privilege) than others, and that this recognition of the dignity of the bourgeois.

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'Weinrib advances a scholarly, comprehensive argument for human dignity as the animating ideal of a modern constitutional system. He confronts the most prominent alternative theories of public law and justice with surgical precision, including Hart’s legal positivism, Rawls’s justice as fairness, Dworkin’s just outcomes, and Waldron’s majoritarian legitimacy, among others.'Cited by:   Ancient Stoicism, Human Rights and The Dignity of the Individual.

Janu ; but, as ancient historians like Peter Brown and Kyle Harper have argued, the particular role of dignity in the Christian imagination was, when Ben is interested in the history of archaeological thought, the modern reception of the classical past and the.

Individualism is the moral stance, political philosophy, ideology, or social outlook that emphasizes the moral worth of the individual. Individualists promote the exercise of one's goals and desires and so value independence and self-reliance and advocate that interests of the individual should achieve precedence over the state or a social group, while opposing external interference.

Confucianism, the way of life propagated by Confucius (6th–5th century BCE) and followed by the Chinese people for more than two millennia. Still the substance of learning, the source of values, and the social code of the Chinese, it has also influenced other countries, particularly Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.John Stuart Mill (), one of the best known intellectual figures of the nineteenth century, is especially revered by civil libertarians (as well as by Margaret Thatcher) for his essay On Liberty, published in Mill’s principal concern was to ensure that individual liberty was not swallowed up in the move toward popular sovereignty.

Constitution of Japan Article In " matters pertaining to marriage and the family, laws shall be enacted from the stand point of individual dignity and essential equality of the sexes." Basic Law of Germany Chapter 1, Article 1 (1): "The dignity of the human being is inviolable.