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Author Denecke, Wiebke.

Title The dynamics of masters literature : early Chinese thought from Confucius to Han Feizi / Wiebke Denecke
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Published by the Harvard University Asia Center for the Harvard-Yenching Institute, 2010
Distributed by Harvard University Press
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 370 pages)
Series Harvard-Yenching Institute monographs ; 74
Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 74
Contents Introduction: Chinese philosophy and the translation of disciplines -- The faces of masters literature until the Eastern Han -- Scenes of instruction and master bodies in the Analects -- From scenes of instruction to scenes of construction: Mozi -- Interiority, human nature, and exegesis in Mencius -- Authorship, human nature, and persuasion in Xunzi -- The race for precedence: polemics and the vacuum of traditions in Laozi -- Zhuangzi and the art of negation -- The self-regulating state, paranoia, and rhetoric in Han Feizi -- Epilogue: a future for masters literature and Chinese philosophy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [349]-364) and index
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Subject Chinese literature -- To 221 B.C. -- History and criticism.
Philosophical literature -- China -- History and criticism.
Philosophy, Chinese -- To 221 B.C.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1684170583 (electronic bk.)
9781684170586 (electronic bk.)