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Chinese Metaphysics and its Problems

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This volume of new essays is the first English-language anthology devoted to Chinese metaphysics. The essays explore the key themes of Chinese philosophy, from pre-Qin to modern times, starting with important concepts such as yin-yang and qi and taking the reader through the major periods in Chinese thought - from the Classical period, through Chinese Buddhism and Neo-Confucianism, into the twentieth-century philosophy of Xiong Shili. They explore the major traditions within Chinese philosophy, including Daoism and Mohism, and a broad range of metaphysical topics, including monism, theories of individuation, and the relationship between reality and falsehood. The volume will be a valuable resource for upper-level students and scholars of metaphysics, Chinese philosophy, or comparative philosophy, and with its rich insights into the ethical, social and political dimensions of Chinese society, it will also interest students of Asian studies and Chinese intellectual history.

Product code: 9781107474505

ISBN 9781107474505
No. of pages 252
Dimensions H230xW153xS15
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Written by a team of leading scholars, this comprehensive anthology is the first English-language volume focused on Chinese metaphysics. It provides an invaluable tool for students and readers interested in metaphysics and Chinese philosophy, expanding their understanding and appreciation of the key philosophical traditions in China from pre-Qin to modern times.