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Lu Xiangshan (1139–93)

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-G058-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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A leading Chinese philosopher of the twelfth century, Lu Xiangshan was the founder of that dimension of neo-Confucian thought known as the learning of the heart-and-mind. Lu emphasized the necessity for personal responsibility and action in everyday affairs, as opposed to the search for moral understanding through classical texts.

Citing this article:
Birdwhistell, Anne D.. Lu Xiangshan (1139–93), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-G058-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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