A Concise History of Chinese Philosophy: Main Currents of Thought From Myth to Mao

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A Concise History of Chinese Philosophy: Main Currents of Thought From Myth to Mao

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This fascinating new history of Chinese philosophy places great emphasis on the interaction between philosophical and historical movements in China from prehistory to the twentieth century. As a result, it is an ideal way to follow China’s often complex social and historical processes – with philosophical movements serving as signposts.

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China has enjoyed a series of long and storied philosophical traditions. A Concise History of Chinese Philosophy offers a synthesized look at how the greatest philosophical movements in China, including Confucianism, Daoism, Legalism and Mohism, have evolved over the course of history. The book tracks their ebb and flow, demonstrating how these disciplines serve as signposts for complex social processes integral to a broader understanding of China.

About the Author

Jiefu Xiao is a professor of philosophy at Wuhan University. Jinquan Li is a professor of philosophy at Sun Yat-sen University.

Additional Information

Weight 2.7 lbs
ISBN 13

9781592651207

Publisher

Long River Press

Year Published

2012

ISBN

9781592651207

Size

6 x 9

Pages

638

Cover

Paperback

Author

Jiefu Xiao; Jinquan Li

Language

English

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