An Introduction to Chinese Philosophy (Cambridge by Karyn L. Lai

By Karyn L. Lai

This finished introductory textbook to early chinese language philosophy covers a number of philosophical traditions which arose through the Spring and Autumn (722–476 BCE) and Warring States (475–221 BCE) classes in China, together with Confucianism, Mohism, Daoism, and Legalism. It considers ideas, issues and argumentative tools of early chinese language philosophy and follows the advance of a few principles in next classes, together with the advent of Buddhism into China. The e-book examines key concerns and debates in early chinese language philosophy, cross-influences among its traditions and interpretations by way of students as much as the current day. The dialogue attracts upon either fundamental texts and secondary assets, and there are feedback for extra analyzing. it will be a useful advisor for all who're drawn to the rules of chinese language philosophy and its richness and carrying on with relevance.

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