Understanding Confucian Philosophy: Classical And Sung-ming

Paperback | July 1, 1998

byShu-hsien Liu

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Although Western interest in Chinese philosophy has been increasing in the last decade, the Confucian tradition is still often misunderstood. This volume offers the key to understanding Confucian philosophy by presenting a comprehensive account of its spiritual roots. The author focuses on the Classical and Sung-Ming periods, the two most important periods of Confucianism. Topics covered include: Confucius, Mencius, the I-Ching, and important figures from the Sung and Ming periods.

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Although Western interest in Chinese philosophy has been increasing in the last decade, the Confucian tradition is still often misunderstood. This volume offers the key to understanding Confucian philosophy by presenting a comprehensive account of its spiritual roots. The author focuses on the Classical and Sung-Ming periods, the two m...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.26 × 6.13 × 0.89 inPublished:July 1, 1998Publisher:Praeger PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0275963179

ISBN - 13:9780275963170

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"The work is original as well as superbly well-documented.... This is one of those rare cases in which one can only say that the author has succeeded--'spot on'--with focus, clarity, and intellectual rigor surpassing the vast majority of similar works in the field."-Frank Hoffman, Assistant Professor of Philosophy West Chester University