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Community values according to the I‐Ching

Li‐teh Sun (Mid‐America Consultants International, Fargo, North Dakota, USA, and)
Qi Jiang (Department of Sociology, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, USA)

International Journal of Social Economics

ISSN: 0306-8293

Article publication date: 1 February 2000

Abstract

In contemporary American society, conflicts between the community and the individual seem to have been intensified. This is believed to be a direct result of the lack of community values, which go beyond individual values. One of the ancient Chinese classics, the I‐Ching or Book of Changes, explains clearly the need for the consideration of community in the determination of the appropriateness of individual actions. This paper addresses those hexagrams in the Book that relate to the issue of community values.

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Sun, L. and Jiang, Q. (2000), "Community values according to the I‐Ching", International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 27 No. 2, pp. 99-113. https://doi.org/10.1108/03068290010308983

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