Zhang Zai's Philosophy of Qi : A Practical Understanding.Publisher: Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (123 pages)Content type:
- online resource
- B128.C314 -- .K56 2015eb
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Intro -- Title Page -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Introducing the Notion Qi , the Philosopher Zhang Zai, and the Text Zhengmeng ( Rectifying the Ignorant ) -- Zhang Zai's Critique of the Buddhist -- Zhang Zai's Vertical Development of Qi and His Critique of the Buddhist -- Zhang Zai's Critique of the Ordinary Person -- Zhang Zai's Horizontal Development of Qi and His Critique of the Ordinary Person -- Zhang Zai and John Dewey on Realizing Vital Harmony -- Zhang Zai and Sŏ Kyŏngdŏk's Philosophy of K i -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author.
Qi ("vital energy") is one of the most important concepts in Chinese philosophy and culture, and neo-Confucian Zhang Zai plays a pivotal role in developing the notion. This book provides a thorough and proper understanding of his thoughts.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.