The Intellectual Foundations of China

The Intellectual Foundations of China

Frederick W. Mote / Oct 21, 2019

The Intellectual Foundations of China Containing an introduction to the basic ideas that underlie traditional Chinese culture this work focuses on the Golden Age BC BC of Chinese philosophy It is available in paperback

  • Title: The Intellectual Foundations of China
  • Author: Frederick W. Mote
  • ISBN: 9780075540304
  • Page: 447
  • Format: Paperback
  • Containing an introduction to the basic ideas that underlie traditional Chinese culture, this work, focuses on the Golden Age 600 BC 150 BC of Chinese philosophy It is available in paperback.

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    496 Comments

    1. This book is a popular introduction to the basics of Chinese philosophy for a good reason. The book can take the complex ideas of Chinese philosophy, do different from the western tradition, and present them in a way that reader can understand. The book is a also interesting as a study in contrast, how the western tradition was different from the Chinese tradition, and using this contrast to show what makes the Chinese philosophic tradition so unique. However there are some problems with the boo [...]


    2. Amazing book."Other features of Chinese religion also can be better understood when freed from implicit assumptions about universal analogies in the way people think." (page 18)"The Chinese Great Tradition, under no necessity to consider the issue of a supreme creator God, did not need to elevate faith over reason." (page 19)Confucianism, Taoism, Mo Tzu, problem of knowledge, comparisons to western notions.


    3. Very academic, but enlightening for me not knowing much beforehand (skip the intro chapter: heavy blah blah blah)


    4. I picked this book up mainly for reference and occasional reading. My major in college was AsianHistory - specifically China.


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