The Resource Introduction to classical Chinese philosophy, Bryan W. Van Norden

Introduction to classical Chinese philosophy, Bryan W. Van Norden

Label
Introduction to classical Chinese philosophy
Title
Introduction to classical Chinese philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Bryan W. Van Norden
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Van Norden, Bryan W.
Dewey number
181/.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
B126
LC item number
.V28 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Philosophy, Chinese
Label
Introduction to classical Chinese philosophy, Bryan W. Van Norden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-264)
Contents
  • Period of the Philosophers
  • Resolving the Paradox of Deng Xi
  • 2.
  • Resolving the Paradoxes of Hui Shi
  • 3.
  • Resolving the White Horse Paradox
  • 4.
  • New Foundation of Mohist Ethics
  • 5.
  • Limits of Logic
  • V.
  • IV.
  • Historical Significance
  • 8.
  • Daodejing and Mysticism
  • I.
  • Myth and Reality
  • II.
  • Five Themes
  • 1.
  • Social Ills and Their Solution
  • 2.
  • Timeline
  • Nonaction
  • 3.
  • Teaching That Is without Words
  • 4.
  • Way
  • 5.
  • Mysticism
  • III.
  • Historical Significance
  • 9.
  • 2.
  • Zhuangzi's Therapeutic Skepticism and Relativism
  • I.
  • Zhuangzi's Context
  • II.
  • Skepticism
  • III.
  • Relativism
  • IV.
  • Detachment in Society, Not from Society
  • V.
  • Kongzi and Confucianism
  • Nonaction
  • VI.
  • Doctrine or Therapy?
  • VII.
  • Conventional or Radical?
  • VIII.
  • Historical Significance
  • 10.
  • Xunzi's Confucian Naturalism
  • I.
  • I.
  • Xunzi's Context
  • II.
  • Naturalism and Ritual
  • III.
  • History and Objectivity
  • IV.
  • Human Nature and Psychology
  • V.
  • Ethical Cultivation
  • VI.
  • Kongzi's Social Context and Life
  • Historical Significance
  • 11.
  • Han Feizi
  • I.
  • Life and Context
  • II.
  • Critique of Confucianism
  • III.
  • Five Elements of Han Feizi's Theory of Government
  • 1.
  • II.
  • Power of Position
  • 2.
  • Administrative Methods
  • 3.
  • Laws
  • 4.
  • Two Handles of Government
  • 5.
  • Way of the Ruler
  • IV.
  • Five Themes of Confucianism
  • Question of Amoralism
  • V.
  • Historical Significance
  • 12.
  • Later Chinese Thought
  • I.
  • Qin Dynasty
  • II.
  • Han through Six Dynasties
  • III.
  • 1.
  • Sui through the Ming
  • IV.
  • Qing through Mao Zedong
  • V.
  • China Today and Tomorrow
  • APPENDIX A
  • Hermeneutics, or How to Read a Text
  • I.
  • Faith and Suspicion
  • II.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Happiness in the Everyday World
  • "Our" Worldview and "Theirs"
  • APPENDIX B
  • Chinese Language and Writing System
  • I.
  • Five Types of Chinese Characters
  • II.
  • Spoken Chinese
  • III.
  • Radicals and Dictionaries
  • IV.
  • 2.
  • Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis
  • V.
  • For Further Reading
  • APPENDIX C
  • Kongzi as Systematic Philosopher
  • I.
  • "One Thread" of Analects 4.15
  • II.
  • "Rectification of Names" of Analects 13.3
  • III.
  • Revivalistic Traditionalism
  • "Broadening of the Way" of Analects 15.29
  • IV.
  • Conclusion
  • 3.
  • Family and Differentiated Caring
  • 4.
  • Ritual and Functionalism
  • 5.
  • Ethical Cultivation
  • 3.
  • 1.
  • Kongzi and Virtue Ethics
  • I.
  • Three Normative Theories
  • II.
  • Confucianism as Virtue Ethics
  • 1.
  • Living Well
  • 2.
  • Virtues
  • 3.
  • Historical Context
  • Ethical Cultivation and Human Nature
  • III.
  • Limitations of Confucianism
  • IV.
  • Kongzi's Particularism
  • 4.
  • Mohist Consequentialism
  • I.
  • Fixed Standard of Consequentialism
  • II.
  • I.
  • Criticisms of Confucianism
  • III.
  • Political Philosophy
  • IV.
  • Divine Command Theory
  • V.
  • "Against Fatalism" and Dialectic
  • VI.
  • "On Ghosts" and Truth
  • VII.
  • Myth
  • Historical Significance
  • 5.
  • Yang Zhu and Egoism
  • I.
  • What Is Egoism?
  • 1.
  • Psychological Egoism
  • 2.
  • Ethical Egoism
  • II.
  • II.
  • What Is the Nature of a Thing?
  • III.
  • Early Debates over Yang Zhu's Way
  • IV.
  • Contemporary Debate
  • 6.
  • Mengzi and Human Nature
  • I.
  • Mohists, Profit, and Impartiality
  • II.
  • Early History
  • Yang Zhu and Human Nature
  • III.
  • Virtues
  • IV.
  • Ethical Cultivation
  • V.
  • Cosmology
  • VI.
  • Historical Significance
  • 7.
  • III.
  • Language and Paradox in the "School of Names"
  • I.
  • Deng Xi and the Origins of the "School"
  • II.
  • Hui Shi
  • III.
  • Gongsun Long
  • IV.
  • Later Mohists
  • 1.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 271 p
Isbn
9781603844697
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2010042112
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2299599-01umb_inst
  • 2416656
  • (Sirsi) i9781603844680
  • (OCoLC)670238234
Label
Introduction to classical Chinese philosophy, Bryan W. Van Norden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-264)
Contents
  • Period of the Philosophers
  • Resolving the Paradox of Deng Xi
  • 2.
  • Resolving the Paradoxes of Hui Shi
  • 3.
  • Resolving the White Horse Paradox
  • 4.
  • New Foundation of Mohist Ethics
  • 5.
  • Limits of Logic
  • V.
  • IV.
  • Historical Significance
  • 8.
  • Daodejing and Mysticism
  • I.
  • Myth and Reality
  • II.
  • Five Themes
  • 1.
  • Social Ills and Their Solution
  • 2.
  • Timeline
  • Nonaction
  • 3.
  • Teaching That Is without Words
  • 4.
  • Way
  • 5.
  • Mysticism
  • III.
  • Historical Significance
  • 9.
  • 2.
  • Zhuangzi's Therapeutic Skepticism and Relativism
  • I.
  • Zhuangzi's Context
  • II.
  • Skepticism
  • III.
  • Relativism
  • IV.
  • Detachment in Society, Not from Society
  • V.
  • Kongzi and Confucianism
  • Nonaction
  • VI.
  • Doctrine or Therapy?
  • VII.
  • Conventional or Radical?
  • VIII.
  • Historical Significance
  • 10.
  • Xunzi's Confucian Naturalism
  • I.
  • I.
  • Xunzi's Context
  • II.
  • Naturalism and Ritual
  • III.
  • History and Objectivity
  • IV.
  • Human Nature and Psychology
  • V.
  • Ethical Cultivation
  • VI.
  • Kongzi's Social Context and Life
  • Historical Significance
  • 11.
  • Han Feizi
  • I.
  • Life and Context
  • II.
  • Critique of Confucianism
  • III.
  • Five Elements of Han Feizi's Theory of Government
  • 1.
  • II.
  • Power of Position
  • 2.
  • Administrative Methods
  • 3.
  • Laws
  • 4.
  • Two Handles of Government
  • 5.
  • Way of the Ruler
  • IV.
  • Five Themes of Confucianism
  • Question of Amoralism
  • V.
  • Historical Significance
  • 12.
  • Later Chinese Thought
  • I.
  • Qin Dynasty
  • II.
  • Han through Six Dynasties
  • III.
  • 1.
  • Sui through the Ming
  • IV.
  • Qing through Mao Zedong
  • V.
  • China Today and Tomorrow
  • APPENDIX A
  • Hermeneutics, or How to Read a Text
  • I.
  • Faith and Suspicion
  • II.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Happiness in the Everyday World
  • "Our" Worldview and "Theirs"
  • APPENDIX B
  • Chinese Language and Writing System
  • I.
  • Five Types of Chinese Characters
  • II.
  • Spoken Chinese
  • III.
  • Radicals and Dictionaries
  • IV.
  • 2.
  • Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis
  • V.
  • For Further Reading
  • APPENDIX C
  • Kongzi as Systematic Philosopher
  • I.
  • "One Thread" of Analects 4.15
  • II.
  • "Rectification of Names" of Analects 13.3
  • III.
  • Revivalistic Traditionalism
  • "Broadening of the Way" of Analects 15.29
  • IV.
  • Conclusion
  • 3.
  • Family and Differentiated Caring
  • 4.
  • Ritual and Functionalism
  • 5.
  • Ethical Cultivation
  • 3.
  • 1.
  • Kongzi and Virtue Ethics
  • I.
  • Three Normative Theories
  • II.
  • Confucianism as Virtue Ethics
  • 1.
  • Living Well
  • 2.
  • Virtues
  • 3.
  • Historical Context
  • Ethical Cultivation and Human Nature
  • III.
  • Limitations of Confucianism
  • IV.
  • Kongzi's Particularism
  • 4.
  • Mohist Consequentialism
  • I.
  • Fixed Standard of Consequentialism
  • II.
  • I.
  • Criticisms of Confucianism
  • III.
  • Political Philosophy
  • IV.
  • Divine Command Theory
  • V.
  • "Against Fatalism" and Dialectic
  • VI.
  • "On Ghosts" and Truth
  • VII.
  • Myth
  • Historical Significance
  • 5.
  • Yang Zhu and Egoism
  • I.
  • What Is Egoism?
  • 1.
  • Psychological Egoism
  • 2.
  • Ethical Egoism
  • II.
  • II.
  • What Is the Nature of a Thing?
  • III.
  • Early Debates over Yang Zhu's Way
  • IV.
  • Contemporary Debate
  • 6.
  • Mengzi and Human Nature
  • I.
  • Mohists, Profit, and Impartiality
  • II.
  • Early History
  • Yang Zhu and Human Nature
  • III.
  • Virtues
  • IV.
  • Ethical Cultivation
  • V.
  • Cosmology
  • VI.
  • Historical Significance
  • 7.
  • III.
  • Language and Paradox in the "School of Names"
  • I.
  • Deng Xi and the Origins of the "School"
  • II.
  • Hui Shi
  • III.
  • Gongsun Long
  • IV.
  • Later Mohists
  • 1.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 271 p
Isbn
9781603844697
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2010042112
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2299599-01umb_inst
  • 2416656
  • (Sirsi) i9781603844680
  • (OCoLC)670238234

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