Time and Space in Chinese Culture

Time and Space in Chinese Culture

by Chun-chieh Huang
     
 

The central theme of this volume is notions of time and space in Chinese culture. Seventeen scholars of various disciplinary backgrounds have treated topics within this general perspective.See more details below

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The central theme of this volume is notions of time and space in Chinese culture. Seventeen scholars of various disciplinary backgrounds have treated topics within this general perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004102873
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Series:
Sinica Leidensia Series, #33
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

Cultural Notions of Space and Time in China3
Spatiotemporal Interpenetration in Chinese Thinking17
Some Notions of Time and of History in China and in the West49
Historical Thinking in Classical Confucianism - Historical Argumentation from the Three Dynasties72
The Notions of Time and Position in the Book of Change and Their Development89
The Inner World of the Lao-tzu chung-ching114
"In the Beginning": 17th-Century Chinese Reactions to Christian Creationism132
Western Devices for Measuring Time and Space: Clocks and Euclidian Geometry in Late Ming and Ch'ing China169
Notions of Time and Space in The Early Ch'ing: The Writers of Ku Yen-wu, Hsu Hsia-k'o, Ku Tsu-yu and Chang Hsueh-ch'eng201
Time and Space in Chinese Narrative Paintings of Han and the Six Dynasties239
Timeless in Time: Perspective-Building Devices in Yang Ling-yeh's Poetry287
The Cycle of Cathay: Concepts of Time in Han China and Their Problems305
Historical Time Pressure: An Analysis of Min Pao (1905-1908)329
The Lament for Autumn: A Type of Time-Space Consciousness in the Tradition of Chinese Literature343
Time and Space in Traditional Chinese Historical Fiction362
Notions of Time, Space and Harmony in Chinese Popular Culture383
Contributors399

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