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Examines the various ways in which the Chinese intellectual tradition has been characterized as an 'aesthetic tradition'. In particular, this paper explores Roger Ames’ and David Hall’s claim that the classical Confucian tradition is an aesthetic tradition, comprising an aesthetic order.


This work was originally published in One Corner of the Square: Essays on the Philosophy of Roger T. Ames, Edited by Ian Sullivan & Joshua Mason, University of Hawai’i Press (2021), pp. 356. ISBN-13: 978-0824884628



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