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Frontiers of Philosophy in China

Front. Philos. China    2006, Vol. 1 Issue (1) : 92-101
On Li Zhi’s Theory of Growing up in Spirit
Wang Junjiang
Chinese Department, Renmin University of China, Beijing 100872, PRC; Chinese Department, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan Hubei 430074, PRC;
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Abstract The theory of growing up in spirit is the core of Li Zhi s thought. The theory attempts to get rid of the limit of the rigid ethical doctrine of Confucianism and to encourage growth in a helpful person for the benefit of the country, which demands both a free environment of society and enough courage and insight of the individual. At the same time, the criterion of growing up in spirit indicates the limitation of Li Zhi s thought. His free exploration, however, provides various revelations for us.
Issue Date: 05 March 2006
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Wang Junjiang. On Li Zhi’s Theory of Growing up in Spirit[J]. Front. Philos. China, 2006, 1(1): 92-101.
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