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Author Kalton, Michael C.

Title The four-seven debate : an annotated translation of the most famous controversy in Korean neo-Confucian thought / Michael C. Kalton ; with Oaksook C. Kim [and others]
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1994]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxv, 217 pages) : illustrations
Series SUNY series in Korean studies
SUNY series in Korean studies.
Contents Introduction to the Four-Seven Debate. Background. The Four-Seven Debate. The Toegye-Kobong Debate. The Yulgok-Ugye Debate. The Importance of the Four-Seven Debate -- 1. Toegye's Letter to Kobong -- 2. Kobong's Letter to Toegye on the Four Beginnings -- Seven Feelings Thesis -- 3. Toegye's Reply to Kobong Arguing the Distinction of the Four Beginnings and Seven Feelings in Terms of Principle and Material Force -- 4. Kobong's Response to Toegye's Letter Discussing the Four Beginnings and Seven Feelings. Postscript -- 5. Toegye's Reply to Kobong's Critique of Distinguishing the Four Beginnings and Seven Feelings in Terms of Principle and Material Force, with a Revised version of His First Letter. Revised Draft of Toegye's First Letter. Second Letter Replying to Kobong's Critique -- 6. Kobong's Response to the Second Letter -- 7. Kobong's Postscript Explanation of the Four Beginnings and Seven Feelings -- 8. Kobong's General Summary of the Four Beginnings and Seven Feelings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-204) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Four beginnings and seven feelings thesis.
Neo-Confucianism -- Korea.
Philosophers -- Korea -- Correspondence.
Genre/Form Records and correspondence.
Form Electronic book
Author Kim, Oaksook Chun.
ISBN 0585060916 (electronic bk.)
9780585060910 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
Other Titles 4-7 debate