Neo-Confucian Shinto Thought in Early Tokugawa Zhu Xi Studies: Comparing the Work of Hayashi Razan and Yamazaki Ansai

Chang Kun-chiang*

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Abstract

The author examines some Confucian-trained Tokugawa Japanese scholars who were concerned about the deleterious impact of Buddhism on native Shinto thought and practice. Several leading Confucian-trained scholars appealed to Zhu Xi’s thought in various ways to reinforce and preserve Shintoism and its original spirit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-240
Number of pages22
JournalContemporary Chinese Thought
Volume49
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Oct 2

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Philosophy

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