Machine generated contents note: pt. I The Esteem of Ethics -- ch. One Taking a Stand: The Moral Philosophy of Confucius and Kant -- ch. Two Organic Virtue: Reading Mencius with Rousseau -- pt. II Vices of Virtue -- ch. Three Strangers to Ethics: Kierkegaard and Daoist Approaches -- ch. Four Beyond Good and Evil: Flexible Ethics in Nietzsche and Daoist Thought.