Chinese Philosophy

ISBN-10: 0521186765
ISBN-13: 9780521186766
Edition: 3rd 2012
Authors: Haiming Wen
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List price: $44.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/9/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 172
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

In this illustrated introduction Wen Haiming explores the characteristics of different philosophers in Chinese history and distinguishes the 'Chinese philosophical sensibility' motivating their thoughts. Employing Western philosophical categories to describe significant issues in the history of philosophy, Wen Haiming considers Chinese political philosophy in the pre-Qin era, Chinese metaphysics from Han to Tang dynasties, Chinese epistemology from Song to Ming dynasties and modern Chinese-Western comparative philosophy. Chinese Philosophy provides a clear, accessible conception of the Chinese philosophical sensibility and its evolution throughout history.

Haiming Wen completed his doctoral studies in comparative philosophy at the University of Hawaii, taught as a postdoctoral fellow at Peking University and is now Associate Professor in the School of Philosophy at China Renmin University. He also teaches American CIEE/IE programs and is a member of the American Philosophical Association, the American Chinese Philosophical Association and the International Association for Chinese Philosophy. He has published widely in both Chinese and English, including the book Confucian Pragmatism as the Art of Contextualizing Personal Experience and the World.

Introduction: What is Chinese Philosophy?
Zhouyi: The Starting Point of Chinese Philosophy
A Mystical and Profound Classic
From Taiji to Eight Trigrams
The Philosophy of Zhouyi
Chinese Political Philosophy: Pre-Qin Philosophers
Confucius (Kongzi): Family Reverence as the Root of Humanity
Mencius (Mengzi): Governing the State with Humane Love
Laozi: The Great Dao is like Water
Zhuangzi: Wandering at ease without Self
Mozi and other Pre-Qin Thinkers
Xunzi's Political Theory
Han Fei's Art of Rulership
Sunzi's Art of War
Chinese Metaphysics: Interpretations of the World from Han to Tang Dynasties
Chinese Cosmology in the Han Dynasty
The Ontology of Being and Nothingness in the Wei-Jin Dynasties
Chinese Metaphysics of Emptiness (Sunyata): Buddhism in the Sui and Tang Dynasties
Chan Buddhism: Enlightening Buddhist Wisdom
Chinese Epistemology: Song-Ming Philosophers on the Relationship between Mind-Heart and Things/ Events
From Han Yu to Zhang Zai
The Cheng Brothers and the "Luo School"
Zhu Xi: Extinguishing Human Desires in order to keep Heavenly Li
Lu Jiuyuan: The Cosmos does not exist without Mind
Wang Yangming: Nothing is outside one's Mind
The Dao of Chinese Philosophy: Its Sustainment and Creativity
Three Philosophers between the Ming and Qing Dynasties
Modern Chinese Philosophy as responses to Western Philosophies
Modern Chinese Philosophy: New Confucianism and East-West Comparative Philosophy
Hu Shi, Fung Yu-lan, and the discipline of Modem Chinese Philosophy
Xiong Shili and New Confucianism
Contemporary East-West Comparative Philosophy
Table of Key Philosophical Terms
Timeline of Chinese and Western Philosophies
Chronological Table of the Chinese Dynasties

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