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Korean Women Philosophers and the Ideal of a Female Sage Essential Writings of Im Yungjidang and Gang Jeongildang

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ISBN-10: 0197508693

ISBN-13: 9780197508695

Edition: N/A

Authors: Philip J. Ivanhoe, Hwa Yeong Wang

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Korean Women Philosophers and the Ideal of a Female Sage introduces the lives and ideas of two female Korean Confucian philosophers from the late Joseon Dynasty (18th-19th century), Im Yunjidang (1721-1793) and Gang Jeongildang (1772-1832), examining how their writings contribute to contemporary philosophical inquiry. Both philosophers are known for arguing that women are as capable as men of attaining the highest forms of intellectual and moral achievement and thereby can become female sages (yeoseong), with their reasoning building on distinctively Confucian philosophical claims about the original, pure moral nature shared by all human beings. Editors and translators Hwa Yeong Wang and…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/21/2023
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English