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Professor Cheng Man-Ching regarded a set of five disciplines—the "five excellences"—to be the mark of a well-rounded person: calligraphy, painting, poetry, tai chi, and medicine. Although he is best known for his teachings on the martial arts (in particular, his highly influential adaptation of tai chi), versatility was central to Chengs philosophy of life, and he encourage his students to combine artistry with scholarship. This inspiring book is a commentary on and working compendium of Chengs literary and pictorial interpretations of these subjects. Of interest to aficionados of Chinese art, culture, and history, Master of Five Excellences also offers internal techniques for practitioners of the martial arts, as Hennessy provides an insight into the rarely-glimpsed creative side of Cheng Man-Ching.

About the Author

Mark Hennessy spent eleven years in China studying philosophy, classical language, and tai chi ch'uan. He has lectured at the National College of Political Science in Taiwan and Tonsei University in Seoul. His other translations of Cheng's writings are: Cheng Man-ch'ing: Essays on Man and Culture and Master Cheng's New Method of Tai chi Self-Cultivation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781883319038
Translator:
Hennessy, Mark
Author:
Cheng, Man-Ch'ing
Author:
Ch'ing, Cheng Man
Author:
Cheng, Andrea
Author:
Cheng Man-ch'ing  
Author:
Cheng Man Ch'ing "
Author:
Man-Ch'ing, Cheng
Author:
Man Ch'Ing, Cheng
Author:
Hennessy, Mark
Publisher:
Frog in Well
Location:
Berkeley, Calif. :
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Mind & Body
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 94-5
Publication Date:
19960131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW ILLUS., 8-PG COLOR ILLUS. INSERT
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
8.96x6.02x.52 in. .74 lbs.

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