Essays on Chinese Civilization

Essays on Chinese Civilization

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This collection of twenty-one articles represents some of the major writings by one of the United States' leading Sinologists, Derk Bodde. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.As a final example, let us examine the views of the iconoclast, Wang Cha#39;ung (A.D. 27-ca. 97), who wrote a large work, the Lun-hAca#39;ng (Critical Essays), to dissipate what he considered the irrationalties of his age. ... only non-Buddhist of really outstanding importance who has championed the idea of a personal immortality. 22 And Mo Tzua#39;s school, as we know, completely dis20. Translation of Alfred Forke, Lun-bAcng, in Mitteilungm tie: Seminar: fflr Orientalische Spmcbm, 11: ( 1906), 376.

Title:Essays on Chinese Civilization
Author: Derk Bodde
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 2014-07-14

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