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Chinese Philosophy: New Directions and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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Chinese Philosophy: New Directions and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Karyn Lai

ISBN: 978-1-405-18551-6 June 2008 Wiley-Blackwell 164 Pages

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This anthology presents the distinctive insights of Chinese philosophy and their relevance to contemporary issues in a range of areas: moral philosophy, social and political philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, environmental ethics, medicine and psychological health.
  • New, especially interdisciplinary research
  • Applies insights in Chinese philosophy from eminent scholars in the field of Chinese philosophy
Preface (Chung-ying Cheng).

Introduction (Karyn L. Lai).

1. On Human Consciousness in Classical Chinese Philosophy: Developing Onto-Hermeneutics of the Human Person (Chung-ying Cheng).

2. Constructing "Chinese Philosophy" in Sino-European Cultural Exchange (Tang Yijie).

3. Drawing Insights From Chinese Medicine (Nathan Sivin).

4. Chinese Medicine and the Dynamic Conceptions of Health and Disease (William Herfel, Dianah Rodrigues and Yin Gao).

5. Understanding Change: the Interdependent Self in its Environment (Karyn L. Lai).

6. Environmental Ethics and Some Probing Questions for Traditional Chinese Philosophy (Lauren F. Pfister).

7. Virtues of Junzi (Antonio S. Cua).


  • New, especially interdisciplinary research

  • Applies insights in Chinese philosophy from eminent scholars in the field of Chinese philosophy