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"Chinese philosophy before our Christian era is emphasized in this nontechnical summary of Chinese thought. Professor Creel also deals with Confucianism, the ideas of Mo-tsu and Mencius, Taoism, Legalism, and their variations and adaptations. As an introduction for the general reader, this book stands among the best."—China: A Resource and Curriculum Guide

"There exists nowhere else such a well-written presentation of the main trends in Chinese thought in so brief a space. The text is not cluttered with Chinese names and the pages are not weighed down with footnotes—but the references are there for those who want them, with suggestions for further readings. This is a book which can be understood by those who have never read anything else about China."—The New York Times Book Review

Table of Contents

I. The Chinese View

II. Before Confucius

III. Confucius and the Struggle for Human Happiness

IV. Mo Tzu and the Quest for Peace and Order

V. Mencius and the Emphasis on Human Nature

VI. The Mystical Skepticism of the Taoists

VII. The Authoritarianism of Hsun Tzu

VIII. The Totalitariansim of the Legalists

IX. The Eclectics of Han

X. Buddhism and Neo-Confucianism

XI. The Reaction against Neo-Confucianism

XII. The Influence of the West

XIII. In Retrospect

Suggestions for Further Reading

Bibliography

References

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226120300
Author:
Creel, Herrlee G.
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Author:
Creel, Herrlee G.
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Confucianism
Subject:
Philosophy, chinese
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
19710131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 in

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