The emotions in early Chinese philosophy / Curie Virág.

This work traces the genealogy of early Chinese conceptions of emotions, as part of a broader inquiry into evolving conceptions of self, cosmos and the political order. It seeks to explain what was at stake in early philosophical debates over emotions and why the mainstream conception of emotions be...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Main Author: Virág, Curie, 1970- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:New York : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Series:Emotions of the past.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; The Emotions in Early Chinese Philosophy; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 Emotions and the Integrated Self in the Analects of Confucius; 2 Reasons to Care:€Redefining the Human Community in Mozi; 3 Cosmic Desire and Human Agency in the Daodejing; 4 Human Nature and the Pattern of Moral Life in Mencius; 5 The Multiple Valences of Emotions in the Zhuangzi; 6 The Composite Self and the Fulfillment of Human Nature in Xunzi; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.