A History Of Classical Chinese Thought

June 30, 2021|
A History Of Classical Chinese Thought by Li Zehou
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Li Zehou is widely regarded as one of China''s most influential contemporary thinkers. He has produced influential theories of the development of Chinese thought and the place of aesthetics in Chinese ethics and value theory. This book is the first English-language translation of Li Zehou''s work on classical Chinese thought. It includes chapters on the classical Chinese thinkers, including Confucius, Mozi, Laozi, Sunzi, Xunzi and Zhuangzi, and also on later eras and thinkers such as Dong Zhongshu in the Han Dynasty and the Song-Ming Neo-Confucians.



The essays in this book not only discuss these historical figures and their ideas, but also consider their historical significance, and how key themes from these early schools reappeared in and shaped later periods and thinkers. Taken together, they highlight the breadth of Li Zehou''s scholarship and his syncretic approach-his explanations of prominent thinkers and key periods in Chinese intellectual history blend ideas from both the Chinese and Western canons, while also drawing on contemporary thinkers in both traditions. The book also includes an introduction written by the translator that helpfully explains the significance of Li Zehou''s work and its prospects for fostering cross-cultural dialogue with Western philosophy.



A History of Chinese Classical Thoughtwill be of interest to advanced students and scholars interested in Chinese philosophy, comparative philosophy, and Chinese intellectual and social history.

Li Zehouis widely regarded as China''s leading scholar of traditional and modern intellectual history and philosophy. In philosophy, his specialization is aesthetics and ethics, but he has also written on Kant, ancient thought, and modern political thought. He is the author ofThe Path of Beauty: A Study of Chinese Aesthetics(1995&#...
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Title:A History Of Classical Chinese Thought
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 in
Published:June 30, 2021
Publisher:Routledge
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781032090368

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