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Jen

 

(Chinese for “humaneness”), the basic concept of Confucian philosophy. Confucius, who understood. jen as the universal virtue, interpreted it as “love for others.” Mencius, who is credited with the aphorism “Jen is man,” emphasized the interpersonal character of the concept, whose essence is expressed in relations between people. In neo-Confucian philosophy a cosmological sense was added: jen began to be interpreted as the love that forms the basis of the universe and unites man with heaven and earth.

REFERENCES

Jung, Hwa Yul. “Jen: An Existential and Phenomenological Problem of Intersubjectivity.” Philosophy East and West, 1966, vol. 16, nos. 3–4, pp. 169–88.
Chan, Wing-tsit. “Neo-Confucianism: New Ideas in Old Terminology.” Philosophy East and West, 1967, vol. 17, nos. 1–4, pp. 15–35.
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Just after I was diagnosed I read an article in a paper about the website and I thought it would be a good idea to go online and see what it was like," says Jen.
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Gish Jen, a second-generation Chinese American baby boomer raised in the greater New York City area, often deploys immigrant characters and perspectives in her work, but her overarching theme is the broader scope of American cultural identity, which she has explored with wit and due gravity, beginning with her acclaimed debut novel, Typical American (1991).