Philosophical horizons [electronic resource] : metaphysical investigation in Chinese philosophy / by Yang Guorong ; edited and translated by Paul J. D'Ambrosio [and 4 others]
- Yang, Guorong, 1957-
- Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 
- Physical Description:
- xiii, 333 pages ; 24 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- D'Ambrosio, Paul J. and Van den Stock, Ady
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- License restrictions may limit access.
- The dual character of philosophy -- Problems and methodology -- The completion of the person and its multiple dimensions: education within a philosophic horizon -- The content of value concepts -- Ethical life and practical morality -- The view of man and the view of matter: the philosophical implications of ecological problems -- Metaphysics and other matters: responses to a number of philosophical questions -- Chinese philosophy as philosophy -- Chinese philosophy: questions and their evolution -- Identification and recognition -- Dao and Chinese philosophy -- The question of human nature in Chinese philosophy -- The idea of reason and rationality in Chinese philosophy -- The study of philosophers in history -- The concept gongzheng ("justice") in the history of Chinese thought -- The world of emotions in the Book of songs -- Metaphysical principle and principle of value: the way (Dao) and natural spontaneity (Ziran) in the philosophy of the Laozi -- Meritocratic politics: its meaning and limitations -- The great (modern) debates: substance and function, past and present, China and the West -- Analytic philosophy and Chinese philosophy -- Metaphysical thought in a post-metaphysical age: an interview with Yang Guorong.
- "Professor Yang Guorong is one of the foremost living philosophers in China, and is widely known for the development of his "concrete metaphysics." In Philosophical Horizons Yang offers penetrating discussions of some of the most important issues in modern philosophy--especially those topics related to comparative and Chinese philosophy. Drawing freely and adroitly on Confucian, Daoist, and Buddhist texts, while staging a dialogue with Western thinkers such as from Kant and Hegel to Marx, Heidegger, and Wittgenstein, Yang shows how contemporary Chinese philosophy has adopted, localized, and critically developed Western ideas alongside traditional Chinese concepts"--
- 9789004396296 (hardback : alk. paper)
- "This book is a collection of essays. They were published in various academic journals and newsapers throughout China over the past several years and were later collected into the newspapers throughout China over the past several years and were later collected into the present volume"-- Translator's introduction.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-329) and index.
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