Hanfei and Truth: Between Pragmatism and Coherentism?
Universit?t Graz, Austria
Han Fei was a legalist Chinese philosopher. His philosophy advocates that all realms of the state and thus of society should be governed by steady and measurable standards. This paper shows that Han Fei thought in a systematic manner about truth. It will be using the common theory of truth in order to explain Han Fei's approach....
Building the Silk Road Economic Belt:Challenges in Central Asia
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies Nanyang Technological University
Central Asia occupies the centrepiece of China's Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB) initiative. Yet, reviving the Silk Road in Central Asia will not be easy and the geopolitical challenges will be the biggest hurdle to building the SREB in the region. The idea of Central Asia as a regional grouping in political and security terms is almost non-existent and Central Asian countries remain widely divided with serious internal conflicts caused by unresolved boundary, water and energy disputes, regional rivalry, deep mistrust and differences in political, diplomatic and security policies.....
Flawed incident investigation in China: A case study of the 7.23 Yongwen Line railway accident
University of Shandong, China
Incident investigation is important and complex. Its purpose is to uncover the truth about an incident, and thus the investigation must be independent, objective, scientific and transparent. In addition, the independence of the investigative body must be fully recognized under the law, and the investigative body must be composed of professionals....
Goverment's Efforts to Revive Tea Industry in Fujian from 1935 to 1941 and Technical Improvement in Tea Industry
Renmin University of China, China
The tea industry in Fujian suffered a severe blow during the ten-year civil war. To save itself, the tea industry launched a series of technical improvements with new technologies and equipment under the policies of the National Government.The developmental conditions of the tea institution, vocational education and production agencies in Fujian from 1935 to 1941 with the newly discovered archives,....
New approaches in analysis of the priority of fiscal income per GDP-a case of China
Hejie ZHANG, Lu LI
Zhejiang University of Technology,China
The level of the priority of fiscal income per GDP has until recent1y been limited by the availability of economic and econometric data and relative computational capability. At present the constraint is the systematic compilation of detailed and comprehensive economic and econometric data and the ability to manipulate them....