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The Book of the Five Relationships: Thoughts on Mid-Fifteenth-Century Court Confucianism

  • Author(s): Schneewind, SK
  • Editor(s): Clunas, C
  • Harrison-Hall, J
  • Luk, YP
  • et al.
Abstract

The article tests the hypothesis that the Ming Wulun shu was stimulated by the Choson Samgang haengsil to, and comments on the humane aspects of the "five relationships" formulation in contrast to the "three bonds" formulation of human relations within Confucianism.

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