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Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780872207806

ISBN10:
0872207803
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/15/2006
Publisher(s):
Hackett Pub Co Inc
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Summary

This new edition offers expanded selections from the works of Kongzi (Confucius), Mengzi (Mencius), Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu), and Xunzi (Hsun Tzu); two new works, the dialogues 'Robber Zhi' and 'White Horse'; a concise general introduction; brief introductions to, and selective bibliographies for, each work; and four appendices that shed light on important figures, periods, texts, and terms in Chinese thought.

Author Biography

Philip J. Ivanhoe is Findlay Visiting Professor at Boston University. His publications include Confucian Moral Self Cultivation (Hackett, 2000); Virtue, Nature, and Moral Agency in the Xunzi (Hackett, 2000), co-edited with T. C. Kline III; Ethics in the Confucian Tradition (Hackett, 2002); Essays on the Moral Philosophy of Mengzi (Hackett, 2002), co-edited with Xiusheng Liu; and The Daodejing of Laozi (Hackett, 2003).Bryan W. Van Norden is Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department and the Department of Chinese and Japanese at Vassar College. In addition to his book, Confucius and the Analects: New Essays (Oxford University Press, 2001), he has written, edited, and contributed to numerous works on Chinese thought.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Comparative Romanization Table ix
Map of China during the Spring and Autumn Period
x
Introduction xi
Selective Bibliography xviii
Kongzi (Confucius) ``The Analects''
Introduction and Translation by Edward Gilman Slingerland
1(58)
Mozi
Introduction and Translation by Philip J. Ivanhoe
59(56)
Mengzi (Mencius)
Introduction and Translation by Bryan W. Van Norden
115(46)
Laozi (``The Daodejing'')
Introduction and Translation by Philip J. Ivanhoe
161(46)
Zhuangzi
Introduction and Translation by Paul Kjellberg
207(48)
Xunzi
Introduction and Translation by Eric L. Hutton
255(56)
Han Feizi
Introduction and Translation by Joel Sahleen
311(52)
SUPPLEMENTAL TEXTS
Gongsun Longzi ``On the White Horse''
Introduction and Translation by Bryan W. Van Norden
363(6)
Yangism ``Robber Zhi''
Introduction and Translation by Paul Kjellberg
369(10)
APPENDICES
Important Figures
379(6)
Important Periods
385(2)
Important Texts
387(2)
Important Terms
389


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