Educating human nature: ‘nature’ and ‘nurture’ in early Confucian moral education

@article{Murray2012EducatingHN,
  title={Educating human nature: ‘nature’ and ‘nurture’ in early Confucian moral education},
  author={Judson B. Murray},
  journal={Journal of Moral Education},
  year={2012},
  volume={41},
  pages={509 - 527}
}
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