Late classical Chinese thought /

Late Classical Chinese Thought surveys prominent issues and outlooks during the culminating period of classical Chinese philosophy, the third century bc. The book presents novel, informative perspectives on Confucianism, Daoism, Mohism, Legalism, and other movements in early Chinese thought while al...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Main Author: Fraser, Chris (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, [2023]
Series:Oxford history of philosophy.
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520 |a Late Classical Chinese Thought surveys prominent issues and outlooks during the culminating period of classical Chinese philosophy, the third century bc. The book presents novel, informative perspectives on Confucianism, Daoism, Mohism, Legalism, and other movements in early Chinese thought while also delving into neglected texts such as the Guanzi, Lu's Annals, and the Zhuangzi 'outer' chapters, restoring them to their rightful, prominent place in the history of philosophy. The book is the first treatment of classical Chinese thought to be organized topically, devoting separate chapters to metaphysics and metaethics, political philosophy, ethics, moral psychology, epistemology, and philosophy of language and logic. It is also the first to focus specifically on the last century of the Warring States era, the most vibrant, diverse period of philosophical discourse in Chinese history. The discussion covers the shared concerns, rival doctrines, and competing criticisms presented in third-century bc sources while explicating the distinctive issues, conceptual frameworks, and background assumptions of classical Chinese thought. The book aims to introduce the rich philosophical discourse of early China to a broad audience, including readers with no prior familiarity with the material. At the same time, the thematic treatment and incisive interpretations of individual texts will be of interest to students and specialists in the field. 
588 |a Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 23, 2023). 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Intro -- Series page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication page -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Chronology -- Abbreviations -- Citation Conventions -- Introduction -- Historical Background -- The Texts -- Chapter Overview -- 1. The Way -- Dào and Nature -- Dào as 'Given' by Nature -- Dào and People's 'Nature' -- Dào as the 'Source' -- The Craft Conception of Dào -- Dào as a Cultural Construct -- Pragmatic Pluralism about Dào -- 2. The State -- Origin of the State -- Methods of Rule -- Legalism -- Responses to Legalism -- The Self-So Community -- 3. Ethics 
505 8 |a Xúnzǐ: Social Roles, Propriety, and Duty -- Role Ethics in the Guǎnzǐ -- Nurturing Life -- Sòng Xíng and 'Characteristic Desires' -- Later Mohist Consequentialism -- Rejecting 'Morality' to Follow Dào -- Wandering in Dào and Virtue -- 4. Ethical Cultivation -- Ethical Cultivation as a Social Project -- Lǚ's Annals: Desire, Patterns, and Education -- Xúnzǐ: Virtue through 'Transformation' -- The Dào of Stillness -- Psychology and Dào in the Zhuāngzǐ -- 5. Epistemology -- Knowledge and Doubt in the Later Mohist Dialectics -- Xúnzǐ on Epistemic Expertise -- Epistemic Virtue in the Annals 
505 8 |a 'Understanding' and Scepticism in Zhuāngzǐ -- 6. Language and Logic -- Correcting Names -- Semantic Theory -- Logic and Argumentation -- Glossary -- For Further Reading -- Appendix: The Sources -- Index 
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