Chinese philosophy

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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

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

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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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

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

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China Bibliography

This volume serves as a guide to all facets of China study: from advice on choosing an appropriate literary dictionary to finding the most recent yearbooks that offer statistical data about the contemporary economy.

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