The challenge of Confucian political meritocracy: A critical introduction

@article{Kim2020TheCO,
  title={The challenge of Confucian political meritocracy: A critical introduction},
  author={Sungmoon Kim},
  journal={Philosophy \& Social Criticism},
  year={2020},
  volume={46},
  pages={1005 - 1016}
}
  • Sungmoon Kim
  • Published 12 August 2020
  • Political Science
  • Philosophy & Social Criticism
This article aims to critically evaluate the recent proposals of Confucian political meritocracy by focusing on two sets of questions: the first set on the connection between traditional Confucianism and Confucian political meritocracy and the second set on the nature of Confucian political meritocracy (often presented in terms of ‘democratic meritocracy’) as an alternative version of democratic theory combining the instrumental conception of (minimal) democracy with Confucian perfectionism… 

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 51 REFERENCES
Confucian Democracy in East Asia: Theory and Practice
Part I. Beyond Thick Confucian Communitarianism and Meritocratic Elitism: 1. The Confucian social self and its discontent 2. Toward civil Confucianism 3. Against meritocratic elitism Part II. A
Confucian Perfectionism: A Political Philosophy for Modern Times
Foreword by Series Editor ix Preface xi Introduction. Interplay between the Political Ideal and Reality 1 PART I. Political Authority and Institution 25 Chapter 1. What Is Political Authority? 27
Public Reason Confucianism: Democratic Perfectionism and Constitutionalism in East Asia
“Public reason Confucianism” is a particular style of Confucian democratic perfectionism that calls on an active role for the democratic state in promoting a Confucian conception of the good life; at
Equality and Inequality in Confucianism
This essay studies equality and inequality in Confucianism. By studying Confucius, Mencius, Xunzi, and other classic thinkers, I argue that Confucian equality is manifested in two forms. Numerical
An Epistemic Conception of Democracy
Following common practice, Riker's Liberalism against Populism distinguishes populist from liberal conceptions of democracy.1 Intuitively, populist conceptions emphasize that political participation
Philosophy and democracy : an anthology
This volume collects some of the leading essays in contemporary democratic theory published in the past thirty years. The anthology presents the work of a select group of contributors (including
In the ruins of neoliberalism: the rise of antidemocratic politics in the west
relationality that she has described are “true,” they are useful “hypotheses” which may be implemented and evaluated according to their effects (336). This caveat appears to be an attempt to include
Reconstructionist Confucianism: Rethinking Morality after the West
Acknowledgements Introduction I. Beyond Individualism: Familism as the Key to Virtuous Social Structure Confucian Morality: Why it is in Tension with Contemporary Western Moral Commitments Virtue,
Exiting Liberal Democracy: Bell and Confucian Thought
Some twenty years ago, with the demise of the Soviet Union, the so-called "Cold War" came to an end, terminating four decades of intense global rivalry. This ending, no doubt, had profound
Democracy and Equality
Many writers claim that democratic government rests on a principled commitment to the ideal of political equality. The ideal of political equality holds that political institutions ought to be
...
1
2
3
4
5
...