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Chinese metaphysics and its problems

Author: Chenyang Li; Franklin Perkins; Robin Wang
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first English-language contributory volume on Chinese metaphysics, covering all major traditions from pre-Qin to the modern period.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
(DLC) 2014042201
(OCoLC)899229503
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chenyang Li; Franklin Perkins; Robin Wang
ISBN: 9781316145180 1316145182 9781316320426 1316320421 9781316330463 131633046X 9781316333808 1316333809
OCLC Number: 908633276
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Yinyang narrative of reality: Chinese metaphysical thinking / Robin R. Wang --
In defense of Chinese qi-naturalism / Jeeloo Liu --
What is a thing (wu?)? the problem of individuation in early Chinese metaphysics / Franklin Perkins --
The Mohist conception of reality / Chris Fraser --
Reading the Zhongyong 'metaphysically' / Roger Ames --
Logos and Dao: conceptions of reality in heraclitus and Laozi / Jiyuan Yu --
Constructions of reality: metaphysics in the ritual traditions of classical Cina / Michael Puett --
Concepts of reality in Chinese Mahayana Buddhism / Hans-Rudolf Kantor --
Being and events: Huayan Buddhism's concept of event and whitehead's ontological principle / Vincent Shen --
Harmony as substance: Zang Zai's metaphysics of polar relations / Brook Ziporyn --
A lexicography of Zhu Xi's metaphysics / John Berthrong --
Xiong Shili's understanding of the relationship between the ontological and the phenomenal / John Makeham.
Responsibility: edited by Chenyang Li and Franklin Perkins.

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