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Ying-shih Yü

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231178600

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.001.0001

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Sun Yat-sen’s Doctrine and Traditional Chinese Culture

Sun Yat-sen’s Doctrine and Traditional Chinese Culture

Chapter:
(p.152) 7. Sun Yat-sen’s Doctrine and Traditional Chinese Culture
Source:
Chinese History and Culture
Author(s):

Ying-shih Yü

, Josephine Chiu-Duke, Michael S. Duke
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.003.0007

This study details the parts of Sun Yat-sen’s system of thought that drew on ideas adapted from the Chinese intellectual tradition. It discusses Sun’s thought in the context of late 19th-and early 20th-century Chinese intellectual history. Admitting Sun’s debt to Western thought, the article finds its deeper structure to contain component parts of the Chinese tradition and painful struggles to reconcile modernization with what Sun perceived to be the essence of Chinese culture. Thus, Sun’s three principles are seen to have been conceived in a Chinese context.

Keywords:   Sun Yat-sen, daotong, the Way, jingshi, minzu, nationalism, minsheng, minquan

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