By Ronnie L Littlejohn

ISBN-10: 1784532614

ISBN-13: 9781784532611

The philosophical traditions of China have arguably prompted extra people than the other. China has been the house not just of its indigenous philosophical traditions of Confucianism and Daoism, but in addition of uniquely changed kinds of Buddhism. As Ronnie L Littlejohn exhibits, those traditions have for hundreds of thousands of years shaped the bedrock of the longest carrying on with civilization in the world; and chinese language philosophy has profoundly formed the associations, social practices and mental personality of East and Southeast Asia. the writer right here surveys the foremost texts and philosophical platforms of chinese language thinkers in a very unique and illuminating approach. starting from the Han dynasty to the current, he discusses the six classical colleges of chinese language philosophy (Yin-Yang, Ru, Mo, Ming, Fa and Dao-De); the arriving of Buddhism in China and its precise improvement; the principal figures and pursuits from the tip of the Tang dynasty to the creation into China of Western concept; and the effect of chinese language philosophers – starting from Confucius and Laozi to Tu Weiming – on their equivalents within the West.

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