On-cho Ng: "History and Individual: The Making of Humanistic Historiography in Traditional China"
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The Confucius Institude presents:
Dr. On-cho Ng is Professor of History, Asian Studies and Philosophy, at Pennsylvania State University.
Traditional Chinese historiography seemed fixated on the individual, seemingly often reducible to obituaries, eulogies and dirges. Ng believes this attention to the individual and heroic deeds (or perfidious acts) should be understood as a distinct humanism, and a moral philosophy. When reading the great Chinese historical works, all ranges of humanView more
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