Epilogue: The Future of Confucian Ethics of Technology

Tom Xiaowei Wang*, Pak Hang Wong

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The Epilogue reviews the common themes articulated in the six chapters of the present volume; in particular, the authors note that all authors share the commitment to a Confucian understanding of person that is different from other philosophical traditions. Moreover, taking stock of the preceding discussion, the authors propose Confucian ethics of technology can be understood as striving for harmonious technology and harmonious technological practices. The epilogue ends with a speculation on the future of Confucian ethics of technology.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHarmonious Technology
Subtitle of host publicationA Confucian Ethics of Technology
EditorsPak-Hang Wong, Tom Xiaowei Wang
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781000346565, 9780429292842
ISBN (Print)9780367263492, 9780367263522
Publication statusPublished - 25 Feb 2021

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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