Agon and He: Contest and Harmony

Book Section

I discuss the value of agon or contest in Greek thought and the value of he or harmony in Chinese thought. I argue that these values, often thought to be mutually exclusive, actually imply one another.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wong, D

Cited Editors

  • Fraser, C; Robins, D; Leary, TO

Published Date

  • August 2011

Book Title

  • Ethics in Early China

Start / End Page

  • 163 - 180

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