A Short History of Chinese Philosophy: A Systematic Account of Chinese Thought
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A Short History of Chinese Philosophy: A Systematic Account of Chinese Thought

Simon & Schuster / 1997 / Paperback

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This book is a chronicle of Chinese thought from the third millennium sage-kings to the 1911 overthrow if the oldest monarchical system in the world. The book illuminates the most commonly known schools of Confucianism and Taoism, and it acquaints readers with Mohism, "Yin-Yang", legalism, Neo-Taoism, Neo-Confucianism, and the introduction of Western philosophy. This apaptation of Dr. Fung's monumental "History of Chinese Philosophy", provides enthusiasts of philosophy and Asian studies' students at all levels with a window into ancient and contemporary Chinese ideology and philosophy. 368 page softcover from the Free Press.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 400
Vendor: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 8 1/4 X 5 1/2 X 1 (inches)
ISBN: 0684836343
ISBN-13: 9780684836348

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Publisher's Description

The classic chronicle of Chinese philosophical thought from the third millennium to the 20th century.

From the sage-kings of ancient China to the 1911 overthrow of the oldest monarchical system in the world, Chinese philosophy has evolved and influenced schools of thought around the world. In an accessible voice, A Short History of Chinese Philosophy clearly illuminates Confucianism, Taoism, Mohism, Yin-Yang, and more. For those interested in philosophy or Asian studies, this is the perfect window into ancient and modern Chinese ideology.

Author Bio

Responsible for reintroduing the study of Chinese philosophy in the 20th century, Feng Yu-lan is considered the father of Neo-Confucianism. He studied at Columbia University and taught at Quinghua University and Peking University. He died in 1990.

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