Growing Virtue: The Theory and Science of Developing Compassion from a Mencian Perspective


Book Section (Essay)

This paper is a development of earlier attempts of mine to interpret what conception of the moral development of natural compassion is contained in the Mencius. I bring crucial features of this conception into dialogue with contemporary science on the development of empathy.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wong, D

Cited Editors

  • Bruya, B

Published Date

  • 2015

Book Title

  • The Philosophical Challenge from China

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