A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy (Google eBook)

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Princeton University Press, Sep 2, 2008 - Philosophy - 888 pages
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A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy is 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. It is the first anthology of Chinese philosophy to cover its entire historical development. 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. It deals with the fundamental and technical as well as the more general aspects of Chinese thought. With its new translation of source materials (some translated for the first time), its explanatory aids where necessary, its thoroughgoing scholarly documentation, this volume will be an indispensable guide for scholars, for college students, for serious readers interested in knowing the real China.

  

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User Review  - Bendick Ong - Goodreads

Excellent book by a well-respected Scholar both in China and overseas. Insightful, ingenious, indispensable! Read full review

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User Review  - Gordon - Goodreads

An eye-opener when I was in college, even if it now seems awfully dry and detached. Read full review

Contents

Abbreviations and Abridgments
2
The Growth of Humanism
3
The Humanism of Confucius
14
Idealistic Confucianism Mencius
49
Moral and Social Programs The Great Learning
84
Spiritual Dimensions The Doctrine Of The Mean
95
Naturalistic Confucianism Hsun Tzu
115
The Natural Way of Lao Tzu
136
The OneAndAll Philosophy FaTsang of the HuaYen School
406
The Zen Chan School of Sudden Enlightenment
425
The Revival of Confucianism Han Yu and Li Ao
450
The NeoConfucian Met Physics and Ethics in Chou TunI
460
The Numerical and Objective Tendencies in Shao Yung
481
Chang Tsais Philosophy of Material Force
495
The Idealistic Tendency in Cheng Hao
518
The Rationalistic Tendency in Cheng I
544

The Mystical Way of Chuang Tzu
177
Mo Tzus Doctrines of Universal Love Heaven and Social Welfare
211
Debates on Metaphysical Concepts The Logicians
232
The Yin Yang School
244
Legalism
251
The Philosophy of Change
262
Yin Yang Confucianism Tung ChungShu
271
Taoistic Confucianism Yang Hsiung
289
The Naturalism of Wang Chung
292
The Taoism of HuaiNan Tzu
305
Negative Taoism in the Lieh Tzu and the Yang Chu Chapter
309
NeoTaoism
314
The Seven Early Buddhist Schools
336
SengChaos Doctrine of Reality
343
The Philosophy of Emptiness ChiTsang of the ThreeTreatise School
357
Buddhist Idealism HsuanTsang of the ConsciousnessOnly School
370
The TienTai Philosophy of Perfect Harmony
396
The Unity of Mind and Principle in Lu HsiangShan
572
The Great Synthesis in Chu Hsi
588
Dynamic Idealism in Wang YangMing
654
The Materialism of Wang FuChih
692
Practical Confucianism in Yen Yuan
703
Tai Chens Philosophy of Principle as Order
709
Kang YuWeis Philosophy of Great Unity
723
The Philosophy of Humanity Jen in Tan SsuTung
737
Chang TungSuns Theory of Knowledge
743
The New Rationalistic Confucianism Fung YuLan
751
The New Idealistic Confucianism Hsiung ShihLi
763
Chinese Philosophy in Communist China
773
On Translating Certain Chinese Philosophical Terms
783
Bibliography
793
A Glossary of Chinese Characters
813
Index
833
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