I and Tao: Martin Buber's Encounter with Chuang Tzu

I and Tao: Martin Buber's Encounter with Chuang Tzu

by Jonathan R. Herman
     
 

“Through competent scholarship, insightful interpretation, and masterful understanding of the present dialogue on hermeneutics, it brings Buber’s book on Chuang Tzu into sinology and sinology via this book into the understanding and interpretation of Buber. No one else has ever tackled bringing these three fields—Sinology, Buber scholarship, and… See more details below

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“Through competent scholarship, insightful interpretation, and masterful understanding of the present dialogue on hermeneutics, it brings Buber’s book on Chuang Tzu into sinology and sinology via this book into the understanding and interpretation of Buber. No one else has ever tackled bringing these three fields—Sinology, Buber scholarship, and comparative mysticism—into meaningful interrelation and dialogue."— Maurice Friedman, author of Martin Buber’s Life and Work

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791429242
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Chuang Tzu, Martin Buber, and Reden und Gleichnisse del Tschuang-tse1
The Text Translation: "Talks and Parables of Chuang Tzu"15
The Commentary: "Afterword"69
The Historical Question: The Matter of Textual Reconstruction103
The Hermeneutic Question: The Matter of Textual Interpretation129
The Further Hermeneutic Question: The Matter of Textual Reception157
Conclusion: Cross-Cultural Interpretations and Hermeneutic Implications187
Notes203
Bibliography265
Index275

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