An Introduction to Chinese Philosophy: From Ancient Philosophy to Chinese Buddhism / Edition 1

An Introduction to Chinese Philosophy: From Ancient Philosophy to Chinese Buddhism / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
1405129506
ISBN-13:
9781405129503
Pub. Date:
02/15/2006
Publisher:
Wiley
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An Introduction to Chinese Philosophy: From Ancient Philosophy to Chinese Buddhism / Edition 1

An Introduction to Chinese Philosophy unlocks the mystery of ancient Chinese philosophy and unravels the complexity of Chinese Buddhism by placing them in the contemporary context of discourse.

  • Elucidates the central issues and debates in Chinese philosophy, its different schools of thought, and its major philosophers.
  • Covers eight major philosophers in the ancient period, among them Confucius, Laozi, and Zhuangzi.
  • Illuminates the links between different schools of philosophy.
  • Opens the door to further study of the relationship between Chinese and Western philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405129503
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/15/2006
Pages: 452
Sales rank: 1,148,577
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Preface.

Comparative Philosophy Timeline.

Introduction: What Is Chinese Philosophy?.

Part I: Ancient Chinese Philosophy.

Introduction.

1. Yijing (I Ching): the Cosmological Foundation of Chinese Philosophy.

2. Confucius (Kongzi) in the Analects.

3. Mencius (Mengzi).

4. Xunzi (Hsün Tzu).

5. Mozi (Mo Tzu).

6. Laozi (Lao Tzu).

7. Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu).

8. Hanfeizi (Han Fei Tzu).

Part II: Chinese Buddhism.

Introduction.

9. The Consciousness-Only (Wei-Shi) School.

10. The Hua-yan (Hua-yen) School.

11. The Tian-tai (T’ien-t’ai) School.

12. The Chan School (Zen Buddhism).

Notes.

Referencesand Further Reading.

Appendix.: Translation Conversion Table.

Index.

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