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Mencius and Masculinities

Dynamics of Power, Morality, and Maternal Thinking (S U N Y Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture)

by Joanne D. Birdwhistell

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Western philosophy,
  • Confucianism,
  • Eastern,
  • Eastern - General,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Gender identity in literature,
  • Philosophy, Chinese,
  • To 221 B.C

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7803743M
    ISBN 100791470296
    ISBN 109780791470299

    Birdwhistell, Joanne D., Mencius and Masculinities: Dynamics of Power, Morality and Maternal Thinking Albany: State University of New York Press, , ix + pp. AuthorsAuthor: Cecilia Wee. Known throughout East Asia as Mengzi, or "Master Meng," Mencius ( B.C.E.) was a Chinese philosopher of the late Zhou dynasty, an instrumental figure in the spread of the Confucian tradition, and a brilliant illuminator of its ideas. Mencius was active during the Warring States Period ( B.C.E.), in which competing powers sought to control the declining Zhou empire.

    The Mencius (also spelled Mengzi or Meng-tzu), a book of his conversations with kings of the time, is one of the Four Books that Zhu Xi grouped as the core of orthodox Neo-Confucian thought. In contrast to the sayings of Confucius, which are short and self-contained, the Mencius consists of long dialogues, including arguments, with extensive : Ancient philosophy.   Once again, the books mentioned are: Way of Men by Jack Donovan; The Way of Superior Men by David Deida – This man describes masculinity as it appears to a woman better than any other book. Women talk a lot in the perspective of energies, and this book will explain how the masculine energy is about action and piercing through, while the female energy is about relaxing and .

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Birdwhistell. In her latest book, "Mencius" and Masculinities: Dynamics of Power, Morality, and Maternal Thinking, Joanne Birdwhistell presents a fresh perspective on a classic text. She develops a clear and detailed argument for the necessity of understanding the Mencius as a text concerned with masculinity and explores the nature of the type of masculinity proposed by the : Sarah A.

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Birdwhistell carefully teases out, and then proceeds to examine in some detail, the various elements of the feminine that shape Mencius’ philosophical and political views. To date, hers is the most thorough. She argues that the concept of masculinity advocated by the Mencius is derived, although without acknowledgment, from maternal practices and thinking—through processes of appropriation, inversion, and transformation.

She illustrates that even though maternal practices and thinking are an invisible dimension of Mencian thought, they are constantly present in the text through their transcoding with. The Mencius, in which he recounts his dialogues with kings, dukes and military men, as well as other philosophers, is one of the Four Books that make up the essential Confucian corpus.

It takes up Confucius's theories of jen, or goodness and yi, righteousness, explaining that the individual can achieve harmony with mankind and the universe by perfecting his innate moral nature and acting with.

Book Review: Masculinities in Chinese History, written by Bret Hinsch Joanne D. Birdwhistell Mencius and Masculinities: Dynamics of Power Morality and Maternal Thinking (Albany, NY: SUNY Press ) Author: Derek Hird.

Dao () – DOI /s BOOK REVIEW Birdwhistell, Joanne D., Mencius and Masculinities: Dynamics of Power, Morality and Maternal Thinking Albany: State University of New York Press,ix + pp.

Cecilia Wee Published online: 30 September Springer Science + Business Media B.V. Joanne Birdwhistell’s book is an interesting and multi. In her latest book, "Mencius" and Masculinities: Dynamics of Power, Morality, and Maternal Thinking, Joanne Birdwhistell presents a fresh perspective on a classic text.

She develops a clear and detailed argument for the necessity of understanding the Mencius as a text concerned with masculinity and explores the nature of the type of masculinity proposed by the Mencius.

ing the Mencius as a text concerned with masculinity and explores the nature of the type of masculinity proposed by the Mencius. Through a careful analysis of imagery, agrarian connotations, and maternal practices, Birdwhistell argues that the new masculine ideal the Mencius.

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Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Summary: The Mencius, commonly called the Mengzi, is a collection of anecdotes and conversations of the Confucian thinker and philosopher Mencius.

The work dates from the second half of the 4th century BC. It was ranked as a Confucian classic and its status was elevated in Song Dynasty. "Mencius and Masculinities: Dynamics of Power, Morality, and Maternal Thinking" published on 01 Jan by : Paul R.

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Birdwhistell presents the first gender analysis of the Mencius, a central text in the Chinese philosophical tradition.Mencius and masculinities dynamics of power, morality, and maternal thinking / by: Birdwhistell, Joanne D., Published: () Mencius and early Chinese thought / by: Shun, Kwong-loi.

The Mencius (Chinese: 孟子; pinyin: Mèngzǐ; Old Chinese: *mˤraŋ-s tsəʔ) is a collection of anecdotes and conversations of the Confucian thinker and philosopher Mencius on topics in moral and political philosophy, often between Mencius and the rulers of the various Warring s was a disciple of one of the students of Zisi, a grandson of Confucius, and the Mencius records his Author: Mencius.