top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Studies in Chinese Philosophy and Philosophical Literature
Studies in Chinese Philosophy and Philosophical Literature
Click on image to enlarge

Angus C. Graham - Author
SUNY series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture
N/A
Hardcover - 446 pages
Release Date: July 1990
ISBN10: 0-7914-0449-8
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-0449-2

Out of Print
N/A
Paperback - 446 pages
Release Date: July 1990
ISBN10: 0-7914-0450-1
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-0450-8

Out of Print
Available as a Google eBook
for other eReaders and tablet devices.
Click icon below...


Summary

Graham addresses several fundamental problems in classical Chinese philosophy, and in the nature and structure of the classical Chinese language. These inquiries and reflections are both broad based and detailed. Two sources of continuity bring these seemingly disparate parts into a coherent and intelligible whole. First, Graham addresses that set of fundamental philosophical questions that have been the focus of dispute in the tradition, and that have defined its character: What is the nature of human nature? What can we through linguistic and philosophical scrutiny discover about the date and composition of some of the major texts? What sense can we make of the Kung-sun Lung sophistries?

A second source of coherence is Graham's identification and articulation of those basic and often unconscious presuppositions that ground our own tradition. By so doing, he enables readers to break free from the limits of their own conceptual universe and to explore in the Chinese experience a profoundly different world view.

Angus C. Graham is Visiting Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawaii. He is the author of Two Chinese Philosophers: Ch'eng Ming-tao and Ch'eng Yi-ch'uan; Later Mohist Logic, Ethics and Science; Chuang-tzu, the Seven Inner Chapters: And other writings from the book Chuang-tzu; The Book of Lieh-tzu; Reason and Spontaneity; and most recently, Disputers of the Tao.


Bookmark and Share

Table of Contents

No table of contents available for this publication.


Related Subjects
25284/24756(WDE/MS/)

Related Titles

Re-ending the Mahabharata
Re-ending the Mahabharata
The Fall of the Indigo Jackal
The Fall of the Indigo Jackal
Modern Indian Responses to Religious Pluralism
Modern Indian Responses to Religious Pluralism
Mysticism in India
Mysticism in India
Ironies of Oneness and Difference
Ironies of Oneness and Difference
Crossing the Gate
Crossing the Gate
From Comparison to World Literature
From Comparison to World Literature
Translating China for Western Readers
Translating China for Western Readers
Paradigm City
Paradigm City
Early China/Ancient Greece
Early China/Ancient Greece



 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg