A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy

Princeton University Press
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A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy is a milestone along the complex and difficult road to significant understanding by Westerners of the Asian peoples and a monumental contribution to the cause of philosophy. It is the first anthology of Chinese philosophy to cover its entire historical development. It provides substantial selections from all the great thinkers and schools in every period--ancient, medieval, modern, and contemporary--and includes in their entirety some of the most important classical texts. It deals with the fundamental and technical as well as the more general aspects of Chinese thought. With its new translation of source materials (some translated for the first time), its explanatory aids where necessary, its thoroughgoing scholarly documentation, this volume will be an indispensable guide for scholars, for college students, for serious readers interested in knowing the real China.
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About the author

Wing-tsit Chan, now Anna R. D. Gillespie Professor of Philosophy at Chatham College, is also Professor of Chinese Culture and Philosophy Emeritus, Darmouth College.
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Publisher
Princeton University Press
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Published on
Sep 2, 2008
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Pages
888
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ISBN
9781400820030
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / Eastern
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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