A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy is a milestone along the complex Wing- tsit Chan, now Anna R. D. Gillespie Professor of Philosophy at. LibraryThing Review. User Review – wesh – LibraryThing. First received as a text book for a class on Eastern Philosophies at Oklahoma State in , this. Wing-tsit Chan, now Anna R. D. Gillespie Professor of Philosophy at. Chatham This Source Book is devoted to the purpose of providing such a basis Chan has taught Chinese philosophy in both China and the United States and, as far as I.
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It provides substantial selections from all the great thinkers and school A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy siurcebook a milestone along the complex and difficult road to significant understanding by Westerners of the Asian peoples and a monumental contribution to the cause of philosophy.
Debates on Metaphysical Concepts The Logicians. Commentary and annotations should be taken with a grain of salt, as with any philosophical text.
The Philosophy of Change. I found this guide really helpful to understanding the tao. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Materialism of Wang FuChih. Eli Annis rated it it was amazing Feb 28, Account Options Sign philosolhy. The Humanism of Confucius. Contents Abbreviations and Abridgments.
The Renaissance of Traditional Chinese Learning. Science Logic and Mathematics.
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Concise, well-organized, and at times interesting. Jun 11, Nicholas rated it it was amazing. Eastern Philosophy Very confusing. Chinwse I still remember that. Trivia About A Source Book in I took a class in eastern philosophy that used this book, and will be using it as a reference in my own classses in comparative religion.
May 14, globulon rated it it was amazing Shelves: Believe it or not, I read this book straight through like it was a novel. A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy. Impressively comprehensive with good translations and introductions that put the material in historical context. My only frustration was that names and technical terms were Romanized using the Wade-Giles rather than Pinyin, but this is an indication of its time and perhaps it will be re-edited someday, if it hasn’t been already.
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However at the beginning there is a list of Taoism ‘main topics,’ such as non-striving, female, water, government, etc. Aug 20, CBK rated it really liked it. A great book if you’re overwhelmed by the sheer amount and scope of chnese philosophy and you just want to know where to start.
A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy
This was philosopy textbook of mine in college. Lists with This Book. With its new translation of source materials chinsee translated for the first timeits explanatory aids where necessary, its thoroughgoing scholarly documentation, this volume will be phioosophy indispensable guide for scholars, for college students, for serious readers interested in knowing the real China.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Understanding the Chinese Mind: The Growth of Humanism. While it can serve as a reference work, the author also does an amazing job of showing the continuity in the whole history so it has a definite narrative element as you go through.
The Naturalism of Wang Chung. Theta rated it really liked it Apr 05, Naturalistic Confucianism Hsun Tzu. Taoistic Confucianism Yang Hsiung. Aug 31, Daniel rated it it was ok.
It’s a bit lengthy so I wouldn’t recommend it unless you are highly interested in the subject matter or would like to use it as a reference. It provides substantial selections from all the great thinkers and schools in every period–ancient, medieval, modern, and contemporary–and includes in their entirety some of the most important classical texts.
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