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Huang Zongxi, the famous Qing dynasty scholar and author. Huang roundly criticized tyrannical monarchies in favor of democratic principles long before his Western counterparts.

Huang Zongxi was an important philosopher and author who worked to uphold Confucian principles of government after the fall of the Ming dynasty in 1644. Huang roundly criticized tyrannical monarchies in favor of democratic principles long before Rousseau and Locke in the West.

Huang Zongxi was an

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:47-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Biography, Values and Worldview|Comments Off on HUANG Zongxi (Huáng Zōngxī 黃宗羲)|Huáng Zōngxī 黃宗羲 (HUANG Zongxi)

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