Confucian Philosophy


Wu-Chi, Liu: A Short History of Confucian Philosophy. London: Penguin Books 1955.


Chang, Carsun: The Development of Neo-Confucian Thought. London: Vision Press 1958.


[Autor unbekannt]: The Confucian Scholars in Vietnamese History. Hanoi: Distributor, Xunhasaba 1979.


De Bary, William Theodore / Haboush, JaHyun Kim: The Rise of Neo-Confucianism in Korea. New York: Columbia University Press 1985.


Tillman, Hoyt Cleveland: Confucian Discourse and Chu Hsi's Ascendancy. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press 1992.


Hoobler, Thomas / Hoobler, Dorothy: Confucianism. New York: Facts on File 1993. (3rd Edition Chelsea House Publishers 2009)


Quang Điẻ̂n Nguyẽ̂n: Confucianism in Vietnam. Hanoi: Xunhasaba 1994. (Vietnam National University--Hochiminh City Pub. House 2002) 


Slote, Walter H.  / De Vos, George A.: Confucianism and the Family: A Study of Indo-Tibetan Scholasticism. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press 1998. [behandelt China,Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Vietnam und Singapore]


Huang, Siu-chi / Huang, Xiuji: Essentials of Neo-Confucianism: Eight Major Philosophers of the Song and Ming Periods. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press 1999.


Yao, Xinzhong: An Introduction to Confucianism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2000.


Elman, Benjamin A. / Duncan, John B. / Ooms, Herman: Rethinking Confucianism: Past and Present in China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Los Angeles: UCLA Asian Pacific Monograph Series 2002.

Pines, Yuri: Foundations of Confucian Thought: Intellectual Life in the Chunqiu Period, 722-453 B.C.E. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press 2002.


[Korean 2003] Kang, Chae-ŏn / Kang, Jae-eun: The Land of Scholars: Two Thousand Years of Korean Confucianism. Transl. by Suzanne Lee. Paramus, New Jersey: Homa & Sekey Books 2006.


Yi, Tʻae-jin: The Dynamics of Confucianism and Modernization in Korean History. Ithaca, N.Y.: East Asia Program, Cornell University 2007.


Bol, Peter Kees: Neo-Confucianism in History. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press 2008.


Chang, Wonsuk / Kalmanson, Leah: Confucianism in Context: Classic Philosophy and Contemporary Issues, East Asia and Beyond. Albany: State University of New York Press 2010.

Rainey, Lee Dian: Confucius and Confucianism: The Essentials. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons 2010.


Fan, Ruiping: The Renaissance of Confucianism in Contemporary China. Dordrecht: Springer 2011.

Goldin, Paul R.: Confucianism. Durham: Acumen 2011. (Routledge 2014)


Richey, Jeffrey L.: Confucius in East Asia: Confucianism's History in China, Korea, Japan, and Viet Nam. Ann Arbor, MI: Association for Asian Studies 2013.


Shen, Vincent: Dao Companion to Classical Confucian Philosophy. Dordrecht: Springer 2014.


Kiri Paramore: Japanese Confucianism: A Cultural History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2016.


Swain, Tony: Confucianism in China: An Introduction. New York, London: Bloomsbury Academic 2017.