In Praise of Nothing: An Exploration of Daoist Fundamental Ontology

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Xlibris Corporation, Dec 22, 2010 - Philosophy - 250 pages
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This is the fi rst work devoted to an expositi on on Daoist metaphysics and presenti ng Dao as a feminine principle. The work should be of interest to scholars and general readers in many disciplines: Comparati ve philosophy, religious studies, metaphysics, Asian studies, Chinese studies... etc.
 

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A tremendous work of comparative metaphysics that looks at what was lost in western philosophy when Anaximander replaced Hesiod's Chaos with the ideal of the Unlimited. Chen sees this as a shift from ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
11
Introduction
13
Chapter Summaries
47
Chapter 1
51
Chapter 2
66
Chapter 3
87
Chapter 4
121
Chapter 5
160
Chapter 6
203
Select Bibliography
215
chinese glossary pinyin wadegiles
231
INDEX
245
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