Chinese Language, Thought, and Culture; Nivison and His Critics

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This collection of essays by leading sinologists, historians, and philosophers both challenges and extends the work of David Nivison, whose contributions range across moral philosophy, religious thought, intellectual history, and Chinese language. Nivison himself replies to each essay.
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This collection of essays by leading sinologists, historians, and philosophers both challenges and extends the work of David Nivison, whose contributions range across moral philosophy, religious thought, intellectual history, and Chinese language. Nivison himself replies to each essay.
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A collection of essays by leading sinologists, historians, and philosophers, challenging and extending the work of David Nivison, whose contributions range across moral philosophy, religious thought, intellectual history, and linguistics. Subjects include women in the life and thought of Zhang Xuecheng, micro-periodization and the calendar of a Shang military campaign, and "existentialism" in the school of Wang Yangming. Includes comments by Nivison after each essay, and a list of his published works. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812693188
  • Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 5/28/1996
  • Series: Critics and Their Critics Series , #3
  • Pages: 359
  • Product dimensions: 6.07 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Biography
Contributors
Acknowledgments
Note on Transcription
1 Toward a New Pronominal Hypothesis of Qi in Shang Chinese 3
2 Zou and Lu and the Sinification of Shandong 39
3 Micro-Periodization and the Calendar of a Shang Military Campaign 58
4 The Mean in Original Confucianism 83
5 Women in the Life and Thought of Zhang Xuecheng 94
6 Zhang Xuecheng Versus Dai Zhen: A Study in Intellectual Challenge and Response in Eighteenth-Century China 121
7 Beyond Post-Modernism 155
8 Duty and Virtue 173
9 A Villain in the Xunzi 193
10 Xunzi on Moral Motivation 202
11 What Should Western Philosophy Learn from Chinese Philosophy? 224
12 "Existentialism" in the School of Wang Yangming 250
Replies and Comments 267
Published Works of David S. Nivision 342
Index 349
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