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The World of Thought in Ancient China

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674961913

Publication Date: 03/15/1989


514 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


  • Introduction
  • 1. Early Cultural Orientations: Issues and Speculations
  • 2. Early Chou Thought: Continuity and Breakthrough
  • 3. Confucius: The Vision of the Analects
  • 4. Mo-Tzu’s Challenge
  • 5. The Emergence of a Common Discourse: Some Key Terms
  • 6. The Ways of Taoism
  • 7. The Defense of the Confucian Faith: Mencius and Hsün-tzu
  • 8. Legalism: The Behavioral Science
  • 9. Correlative Cosmology: The “School of Yin and Yang”
  • 10. The Five Classics
  • Postscript
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Index

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