By Karyn L. Lai

ISBN-10: 0521608929

ISBN-13: 9780521608923

ISBN-10: 0521846463

ISBN-13: 9780521846462

This accomplished introductory textbook to early chinese language philosophy covers a variety of philosophical traditions which arose through the Spring and Autumn (722–476 BCE) and Warring States (475–221 BCE) sessions in China, together with Confucianism, Mohism, Daoism, and Legalism. It considers strategies, subject matters and argumentative tools of early chinese language philosophy and follows the improvement of a few principles in next classes, together with the creation of Buddhism into China. The publication examines key matters and debates in early chinese language philosophy, cross-influences among its traditions and interpretations via students as much as the current day. The dialogue attracts upon either fundamental texts and secondary resources, and there are feedback for additional studying. this may be a useful advisor for all who're attracted to the rules of chinese language philosophy and its richness and carrying on with relevance.

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