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Author Wardy, Robert

Title Aristotle in China : language, categories, and translation / Robert Wardy
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (x, 170 pages) : illustrations
Series Needham Research Institute studies ; 2
Needham Research Institute studies ; 2
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 The China syndrome: language, logical form, translation; 2 Aristotelian whispers; Epilogue; Glossary of technical terms; References; Index
Summary In an exploration of the relation between language and thought, the author analyses linguistic relativism with reference to a Chinese translation of Aristotle's Categories. In so doing he addresses some key questions relating to philosophy, language and translation. His findings will fascinate scholars in the field and related disciplines
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-165) and index
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Subject Aristotle. Categoriae
Aristote (0384-0322 av. J.-C.). Cat├ęgories.
Categoriae (Aristotle)
Philosophy, Chinese
Chinese language
Language and languages -- Philosophy
Form Electronic book
Author Needham Research Institute
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