Chinese Philosophy: The Essential Writings

Editor/Author Littlejohn, Ronnie L.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: I.B. Tauris

ISBN: 978-1-78-453293-2
Category: Philosophy
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2017

The author here surveys the key texts and philosophical systems of Chinese thinkers in a completely original and illuminating way. Ranging from the Han dynasty to the present, he discusses the six classical schools of Chinese philosophy (Yin-Yang, Ru, Mo, Ming, Fa and Dao-De); the arrival of Buddhism in China and its distinctive development; the central figures and movements from the end of the Tang dynasty to the introduction into China of Western thought; and the impact of Chinese philosophers ranging from Confucius and Laozi to Tu Weiming on their equivalents in the West.

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