A Daoist Theory of Chinese Thought
A Philosophical Interpretation
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|Format: ||Paperback, 464 pages, Revised Edition|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 December 1999|
This ambitious book presents a new interpretation of Chinese thought guided both by a philosopher's sense of mystery and by a sound philosophical theory of meaning. That dual goal, Hansen argues, requires a unified translation theory. It must provide a single coherent account of the issues that motivated both the recently untangled Chinese linguistic analysis and the familiar moral-political disputes. Hansen's unified approach uncovers a philosophical sophistication in Daoism that traditional accounts have overlooked.
the time is ripe for this sort of wide-ranging reappraisal ... the book will be a major factor in setting the tone and parameters of the debate ... for the next decade.
Oxford University Press, USA|
23.34 x 15.44 x 3.38 centimeters (0.72 kg)|
15+ years |