Chinese Metaphysics and its Problems by Chenyang Li,Franklin Perkins

By Chenyang Li,Franklin Perkins

This quantity of latest essays is the 1st English-language anthology dedicated to chinese language metaphysics. The essays discover the main topics of chinese language philosophy, from pre-Qin to trendy instances, beginning with very important ideas resembling yin-yang and qi and taking the reader during the significant classes in chinese language idea - from the Classical interval, via chinese language Buddhism and Neo-Confucianism, into the twentieth-century philosophy of Xiong Shili. They discover the key traditions inside of chinese language philosophy, together with Daoism and Mohism, and a vast variety of metaphysical issues, together with monism, theories of individuation, and the connection among truth and falsehood. the quantity could be a precious source for upper-level scholars and students of metaphysics, chinese language philosophy, or comparative philosophy, and with its wealthy insights into the moral, social and political dimensions of chinese language society, it is going to additionally curiosity scholars of Asian reports and chinese language highbrow history.

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