Further Reflections on Things at Hand: A Reader

Further Reflections on Things at Hand: A Reader

by Chu Hsi, Allen Wittenborn
     
 

Chu Hsi (1130-1200), the renowned Chinese philosopher, lived during what is sometimes referred to as a "renaissance" in Chinese history-a time of commercial expansion and intellectual innovation. Available for the first time in English, Chu Hsi's Sequel to Reflections on Things at Hand (Su chin-ssu-lu) is a collection of his sayings and writings, including personal

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Chu Hsi (1130-1200), the renowned Chinese philosopher, lived during what is sometimes referred to as a "renaissance" in Chinese history-a time of commercial expansion and intellectual innovation. Available for the first time in English, Chu Hsi's Sequel to Reflections on Things at Hand (Su chin-ssu-lu) is a collection of his sayings and writings, including personal letters, complete with commentaries and biographical notes. Wittenborn's Introduction provides a historical context for Chu Hsi's work and Neo-Confucianism. Contents: Introduction; The Background of Chu Hsi's Philosophy; The Metaphysical Dimension of Chu Hsi's Philosophy; The Psychological Dimension of Chu Hsi's Philosophy; The Su chin-ssu-lu.

Editorial Reviews

Kirill O. Thompson
...a valuable addition to the corpus of English translations and studies of the works of Chu Hsi... This book contains much to ruminate on.
Barbara Massey
A valuable source for courses on Chinese philosophy. Chu Hsi might be termed 'the Thomas Aquinas' of the Chinese tradition.
J. Ching
I find the style clear and the translation generally solid....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819183729
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
11/13/1991
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.95(d)

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