Jang Heunghyo

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Jang Heunghyo
Hangul 장흥효
Hanja 張興孝
Revised Romanization Jang Heunghyo
McCune–Reischauer Chang Hŭnghyo
Pen name
Hangul 경당
Hanja 敬堂
Revised Romanization Gyeongdang
McCune–Reischauer Kyŏngdang
Courtesy name
Hangul 행원
Hanja 行源
Revised Romanization Haengwon
McCune–Reischauer Haengwŏn

Jang Heunghyo (1564–1633) was one of the principal scholars of Neo-Confucianism in Korea in the early 17th century, active in the Gyeongbuk province. He was one of the main representatives of the second generation of scholars of the Toegye school. His life and the development of his philosophy are well-documented thanks to his lifelong practice of keeping a diary.


  • Jang Yunsu (장윤수), "Study on the Gyeong-Dang-Diary and Neo-Confucianism in the northern district of Kyeong-Buk in the 17th century" (2008) (scholar.dkyobobook.co.kr)

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