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Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 113

Shen Gua’s Empiricism

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$49.95 • £39.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674987111

Publication Date: 09/10/2018

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348 pages

6 x 9 inches

5 line illustrations, 6 tables

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World

  • List of Tables and Figures*
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Peripateting the World (1051–1063)
  • 2. Envisioning Learning
  • 3. Measuring the World (1063–1075)
  • 4. Individuating Things
  • 5. Reforming the World (1071–1075)
  • 6. Buffeted by the World (1075–1085)
  • 7. In the System (and Then Out)
  • 8. Brushtalking the World (1085–1095)
  • 9. Building a Nonsystem
  • 10. Farewell to System
  • 11. Reverberating in the World (1100–1800)
  • Appendix 1. Major Editions of Brush Talks from Dream Brook
  • Appendix 2. Shen Gua’s Other Writings
  • Appendix 3. A Selection of Shen Gua’s Writings in Translation 1 (online**)
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • * Tables and Figures
    • Tables
      • 1. Structure of the Modern Standard Edition of Brush Talks
      • 2. Major Editions of Brush Talks
      • 3. Major Editions of Supplement to Brush Talks
      • 4. Major Editions of Sequel to Brush Talks
      • 5. The Five Processes and the Heavenly Stems 14 (online**)
      • 6. The Five Notes and Their Correspondences 19 (online**)
    • Figures
      • 1. Shen Gua Examines a Meteorite
      • 2. Water-Level, Sighting Board, and Graduated Pole
      • 3. Gnomon
      • 4. Triple-Gnomon System
      • 5. Clepsydra

** Appendix 3, which includes Tables 5 and 6, is available online at https://www.zuoya.org/book or https://bit.ly/2Kh1nH1

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