Tag: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Confucianism: Conservatism of the East – The Imaginative Conservative

By Jonathan Chaves How close are Confucian ideas to the American conservatism of our day? Confucius himself is known in Chinese tradition as the “Model Sage for Ten Thousand Ages.” Thus, Confucius and his disciples and later followers held that there are indeed “permanent… Continue Reading “Confucianism: Conservatism of the East – The Imaginative Conservative”

Rousseau’s and Kant’s Competing Interpretations of the Enlightenment ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Gordon Arnold Immanuel Kant and Jean-Jacques Rousseau stand at contrary poles in their assessments of the Enlightenment. As modern citizens grapple with the choice between cosmopolitan integration into the global community and a civic affection for their particular society, they will be forced… Continue Reading “Rousseau’s and Kant’s Competing Interpretations of the Enlightenment ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

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