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Eco-ethica

Volume 6, 2017

Ethics and Justice / Éthique et justice

Sang-Hwan Kim
Pages 187-199
DOI: 10.5840/ecoethica2017613

Confucian Golden Mean as Justice

The Confucian concept of Jhongyong corresponds to the Western idea of metaphysical justice, and encompasses similar ideals to the Aristotelian golden mean. Herein is an approach to this Confucian concept from the perspective of comparative philosophy, its aim being triple: to expound on the central or representative position that the concept of Jhongyong takes in Confucian philosophy, to analyze various semantic spectrums of this Confucian concept, and to clarify the complex relationship it has with other Confucian ideas and principles.