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Wing-tsit Chan (1901–1994)

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Great Religions of the World (1971) — Forfatter — 624 eksemplarer
Sources of Chinese tradition, Vol. 1 (1960) — Redaktør, nogle udgaver435 eksemplarer
Sources of Chinese Tradition, Volume II (1960) — Redaktør, nogle udgaver235 eksemplarer
Sources of Chinese tradition (1960) — Redaktør — 180 eksemplarer
The Range of Philosophy: Introductory Readings (1964) — Bidragyder — 54 eksemplarer
The Platform Scripture (1963) — Oversætter, nogle udgaver17 eksemplarer

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A very comprehensive look at Chinese philosophy, marred by distracting in-text comments which would have been much better as footnotes. Possibly the most intriguing chapter is the last one, which looks at Chinese philosophy under Commmunism.
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Audacity88 | 6 andre anmeldelser | May 28, 2022 |
First received as a text book for a class on Eastern Philosophies at Oklahoma State in 1990, this volume has been an invaluable reference over the years. Admirably encapsulates some fairly impenetrable subject matter.
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wesh | 6 andre anmeldelser | Dec 13, 2007 |
A great book if you're overwhelmed by the sheer amount and scope of chinese philosophy and you just want to know where to start. It provides a nice spine for further studies.
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selfnoise | 6 andre anmeldelser | Nov 17, 2007 |
Translated and compiled by Wing-tsit Chan, a Harvard PhD. Extracts from Confucius, Mencius, Hsun Tzu,
With an Appendix on "translation" of certain words. For example CHI means subtle force, CH'I means a definite object, and CH'I means material force, including both matter and energy or ether.
Also, a Bibliography, Glossary of Chinese Characters, and a detailed Index.
Confucius (born 551 bc) rarely mentions "spiritual" life, but turns humanism into a driving force. Wishing to be prominent, he helped others to prominence.
Mencius, like Confucius, lived in a period of political struggle, moral choas, and intellectual conflicts -- 317 bc. Still, thought human nature was "good". Contemporary of Plato.
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