Readings from the Lu-Wang School of Neo-Confucianism (Hackett Edition)

Readings from the Lu-Wang School of Neo-Confucianism (Hackett Edition)

by Philip J. Ivanhoe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0872209601

ISBN-13: 9780872209602

Pub. Date: 03/01/2009

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

This volume provides selected translations from the writings of Lu Xiangshan; Wang Yangming; and the Platform Sutra, a work which had profound influence on neo-Confucian thought. Each of these three sections is preceded by an introduction that sketches important features of the history, biography, and philosophy of the author and explores some of the main features

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This volume provides selected translations from the writings of Lu Xiangshan; Wang Yangming; and the Platform Sutra, a work which had profound influence on neo-Confucian thought. Each of these three sections is preceded by an introduction that sketches important features of the history, biography, and philosophy of the author and explores some of the main features and characteristics of his work. The range of genres represented--letters, recorded sayings, essays, meditations and poetry--provide the reader with insights into the philosophical and stylistic themes of this fascinating and influential branch of neo-Confucian thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872209602
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

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