Jiyuan Yu (NHC Fellow, 2003–04)
Comparing Virtues: Aristotle and Confucianism
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Fellowship Work Summary, 2003–04
Jiyuan Yu drafted six chapters of his book Aristotle, Confucius, and Virtue Ethics; an article on the Chinese conception of humanism for The New Dictionary of the History of Ideas (Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004); a paper, "The Chinese Encounter with Greek Philosophy," for Greek Philosophy in the New Millennium: Papers in Honour of Professor Thomas M. Robinson, edited by R. Rossetti (Academic Verlag, forthcoming); and another paper, "Human Nature and Virtue in Mencius and Xunzi: An Aristotelian Interpretation," for Dao: A Quarterly in Comparative Philosophy.