218 China Review International: Vol. 23, No. 3, 2016 Ming-huei Lee. Confucianism: Its Roots and Global Signiﬁcance. David Jones, editor. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2017. xiii, 156 pp. Hardcover $58.00, ISBN 978-08-24-86730-0. Ming-huei Lee’s Confucianism: Its Roots and Global Signiﬁcance is the inaugural volume in the University of Hawai‘i Press’s new series, “Confucian Cultures.” It is a very apt way to begin the series. Roger Ames and Peter Hershock, the series editors, explain that the series is committed to exploring ways in which contemporary Confucianism can challenge and change the international order, as well as looking at past shortcomings and areas of future growth for Confucianism, seen simultaneously as various distinctive local traditions and as pan-Asian and potentially global. Lee is a long-time Research Fellow at the Institute of Literature and Philosophy in Taiwan’s Academia Sinica and a leading proponent of what is often called “contemporary new Confucianism.” Lee’s Confucianism builds on the creative foundation laid by Mou Zongsan (1909–1995) and other twentieth-century thinkers, with Lee particularly emphasizing the fruitful results of ongoing dialogue between Confucianism and Kant and other German philosophers (Lee received his Ph. D. in philosophy from the University of Bonn). The essays in the
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