Chinese philosophy

Xunzi: A Translation and Study of the Complete Works
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Xunzi: A Translation and Study of the Complete Works

Coming at the end of the great flowering of philosophical inquiry in Warring States China, when the foundations for traditional Chinese thought were laid, Xunzi occupies a place analogous to that of Aristotle in the West.

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Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophy
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Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophy

Featuring contributions from the world’s most highly esteemed Asian philosophy scholars, this important new encyclopedia covers the complex and increasingly influential field of Chinese thought, from earliest recorded times to the present day.

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Medicine and Society in Late Imperial China
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Medicine and Society in Late Imperial China

Medicine and Society in Late Imperial China explores the vibrant medical landscape in late imperial China (1600-1850), focusing on one of the most cultured and elegant cities in the lower Yangzi region, Suzhou.

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The Five Confucian Classics
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The Five “Confucian” Classics

The Five Classics associated with Confucius formed the core curriculum in the education of Chinese literati throughout most of the imperial period.

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confucius
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Confucius

For more than two thousand years, Confucius (551-479 B.C.) has been a fundamental part of China’s history. His influence as a moral thinker remains powerful to this day.

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Text and Ritual in Early China
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Text and Ritual in Early China

In Text and Ritual in Early China, leading scholars of ancient Chinese history, literature, religion, and archaeology consider the presence and use of texts in religious and political ritual.

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Chinese Aesthetics and Literature
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Chinese Aesthetics and Literature

This comprehensive introduction to Chinese aesthetics and literature includes the major modern genres of poetry, fiction, and drama.

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Tao Te Ching
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Tao Te Ching

In what may be the most faithful translation of the Tao Te Ching, the translators have captured the terse, enigmatic beauty of the original masterpiece without embellishing it with personal interpretation or bogging it down with explanatory notes.

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I Ching
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I Ching

A master translator’s beautiful and accessible rendering of the seminal Chinese text.

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