Chinese Philosophy paper outline - Trevor York Intro Paragraph and basic structure of Essay PERHAPS START WITH A MORE EXCITING INTRO Modern

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Trevor York Intro Paragraph and basic structure of Essay PERHAPS START WITH A MORE EXCITING INTRO? Modern environmentalism is a comprehensive movement that asks many questions regarding how nature must be preserved. More importantly, the movement advocates for human action to combat pollution, contrary to most Chinese schools of philosophy that view humans and nature as part of a more fluid correlative system. However, there seem to be other ways to approach modern environmentalism from a Chinese perspective. A Xunzi system, specifically a manipulationist approach, would most likely be in accord with modern environmentalist principles. I. Discuss the principles of modern environmentalism.
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Unformatted text preview: A. What do they stand for? B. How do they approach issues? C. Discuss the relationship between man and nature from this perspective. II. Summarize Confucian ideas regarding nature and man. A. Explain corelativism and how it relates to nature and man. B. Contrast this thinking with modern environmentalist principles. III. Xunzi principles A. Summarize Xunzi philosophy regarding environmentalism. B. Contrast this philosophy with other Chinese standards such as Confucianism. IV. Conclusion-comparing and contrasting all of the summarized schools and theories. A. Offering a potential stance that a Xunzi philosopher might hold toward environmentalism....
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  • Spring '14
  • Dr.Wang
  • Confucianism, Chinese philosophy, Xunzi, Modern Environmentalism, modern environmentalist principles, A. Summarize Xunzi

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