Understanding the

Understanding the "I Ching": The Wilhelm Lectures on the Book of Changes

by Hellmut Wilhelm, Richard Wilhelm
     
 

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"Heraclitus, who held that life was movement and that it developed through the conflict of opposites, also conceived a harmonious world order, the Logos, that shapes this chaos. But to the Chinese, as we shall see, the two principles, movement and the unchanging law governing it, are one: they know neither kernel nor husk-heart and mind function together

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"Heraclitus, who held that life was movement and that it developed through the conflict of opposites, also conceived a harmonious world order, the Logos, that shapes this chaos. But to the Chinese, as we shall see, the two principles, movement and the unchanging law governing it, are one: they know neither kernel nor husk-heart and mind function together undivided."—Hellmut Wilhelm

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This volume is a fascinating look at the I Ching and the researchers who study it.
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"This volume is a fascinating look at the I Ching and the researchers who study it."Religious Studies Review

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ISBN-13:
9780691001715
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
05/15/1995
Series:
Bollingen Series (General) Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
308
Sales rank:
933,601
Product dimensions:
4.83(w) x 8.15(h) x 0.88(d)

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Heraclitus, who held that life was movement and that it developed through the conflict of opposites, also conceived a harmonious world order, the Logos, that shapes this chaos. But to the Chinese, as we shall see, the two principles, movement and the unchanging law governing it, are one: they know neither kernel nor husk-heart and mind function together undivided.
Hellmut Wilhelm
Heraclitus, who held that life was movement and that it developed through the conflict of opposites, also conceived a harmonious world order, the Logos, that shapes this chaos. But to the Chinese, as we shall see, the two principles, movement and the unchanging law governing it, are one: they know neither kernel nor husk-heart and mind function together undivided.

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