Chéng Hào: 程顥

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Abstract

Cheng Hao was a Confucian thinker during the Song dynasty. He strove to restore and reconstruct classical Confucianism. Although his theses were inherited from the Confucian classic, including the Anatects, Mencius, the Classic of Changes, and the Doctrine of the Mean, his interpretations offer learners new insight and perspective in understanding Confucianism. He and his younger brother, Cheng Yi, are commonly referred to as the “Two Chengs” for their parallel efforts in laying the groundwork of Neo-Confucianism.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBerkshire dictionary of Chinese biography (volume 2) = 宝库山中华传记字典 (第二冊)
PublisherBerkshire Publishing Group
Pages620-630
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781614729150
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2014

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