Watsuji Tetsuro's Rinrigaku: Ethics in Japan

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SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1996 - Philosophy - 381 pages
Watsuji Tetsuro's Rinrigaku (literally, the principles that allow us to live in friendly community) has been regarded as the definitive study of Japanese ethics for half a century. In Japan, ethics is the study of human being or ningen. As an ethical being, one negates individuality by abandoning one's independence from others. This selflessness is the true meaning of goodness.
 

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About the author (1996)

Robert Carter is Professor of Philosophy at Trent University.

Yamamoto Seisaku teaches at the Kansai University of Foreign Studies, Osaka, Japan.

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