Knowledge Painfully Acquired: The K'un-Chih Chi of Lo Ch'In-Shun

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Columbia University Press, 1995 - History - 226 pages
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This 16th-century book of reading notes and reflections on philosophy and history was written by Lo Ch'in-shun, a philosopher of Ming China. This translation includes an introduction providing a brief biography of Lo and placing his work in a historical context.

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User Review  - CarlosMcRey - LibraryThing

A collection of notes and observations from Lo Ch'in-shun, a 16th Century Neo-Confucian. Some of it was over my head, but overall very interesting. Read full review

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Edward D. berkowitz is professor of history and public policy and public administration at George Washington University. He is the author of eight books and the editor of three collections. During the seventies he served as a staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda, helping President Carter plan for a second term that never came to be.

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