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Discipling Tradition in Modern China: Two Case Studies

Makeham, John


This essay highlights the influential role played by epistemological nativism in the disciplining of tradition in modern China. Chinese epistemological nativism is the view that the articulation and development of China's intellectual heritage must draw exclusively on the paradigms and norms of so-called indigenous/local or China-based perspectives. Two case studies are presented to reveal some of the conundrums that confront the disciplining of tradition in modern China: Chinese philosophy and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: History and Theory
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2303.2012.00648.x


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