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The Resource The philosophy of Qi : the Record of great doubts, Kaibara Ekken ; translated, with an introduction, by Mary Evelyn Tucker, (electronic resource)

The philosophy of Qi : the Record of great doubts, Kaibara Ekken ; translated, with an introduction, by Mary Evelyn Tucker, (electronic resource)

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The philosophy of Qi : the Record of great doubts
Title
The philosophy of Qi
Title remainder
the Record of great doubts
Statement of responsibility
Kaibara Ekken ; translated, with an introduction, by Mary Evelyn Tucker
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Language
eng
Summary
Kaibara Ekken (1630-1714) was a prominent Japanese scholar who spread Neo-Confucian ideas and moral teachings throughout Japan. He was also known as the ""Aristotle of Japan"" for his studies of the natural world. Of his many writings, The Record of Great Doubts is the culmination of a lifetime of seeking a unified view of humans and nature. The text represents one of the central reflections in East Asian thought on the significance of qi ch'i, the material force coursing through all life, and is available here for the first time in English with a comprehensive introduc
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1630-1714
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Kaibara, Ekiken
Dewey number
181/.12
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Japanese
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Tucker, Mary Evelyn
Series statement
Translations from the Asian Classics
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  • Conduct of life
  • Ethics
Label
The philosophy of Qi : the Record of great doubts, Kaibara Ekken ; translated, with an introduction, by Mary Evelyn Tucker, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translated from the Japanese
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-189) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION; Ekken's Life and Thought; The Text in the Context of East Asian Confucianism; Material Force (Qi); Zhang Zai's Development of the Concept of Material Force; The Influence of the Monism of Qi of Luo Qinshun; Affirmation and Dissent: The Significance of the Record of Great Doubts; The Text in the Context of Tokugawa Japan; The Spread of Confucian Ideas and Values; Tradition and the Individual: The Importance of Dissent and the Centrality of Learning; Philosophical Debates Regarding Principle and Material Force
  • Reappropriating Tradition: Practical Learning and the Philosophy of QiInterpretations of Ekken's Philosophy of Qi; Confucian Cosmology: Organic Holism and Dynamic Vitalism; Confucian Cultivation: Harmonizing with Change and Assisting Transformation; The Significance of Qi as an Ecological Cosmology; Notes; PREFACE; PART I; On the Transmission of Confucian Thought; On Human Nature; On Bias, Discernment, and Selection; On Learning from What Is Close at Hand; The Indivisibility of the Nature of Heaven and Earth and One's Physical Nature; Acknowledging Differences with the Song Confucians
  • PART IIPartiality in the Learning of the Song Confucians; Reverence Within and Rightness Without; Influences from Buddhism and Daoism; The Supreme Ultimate; The Way and Concrete Things; Returning the World to Humaneness; Reverence and Sincerity; Reverence as the Master of the Mind; The Inseparability of Principle and Material Force; Notes; GLOSSARY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn808344551
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 208 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231511292
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808344551
Label
The philosophy of Qi : the Record of great doubts, Kaibara Ekken ; translated, with an introduction, by Mary Evelyn Tucker, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Translated from the Japanese
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-189) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION; Ekken's Life and Thought; The Text in the Context of East Asian Confucianism; Material Force (Qi); Zhang Zai's Development of the Concept of Material Force; The Influence of the Monism of Qi of Luo Qinshun; Affirmation and Dissent: The Significance of the Record of Great Doubts; The Text in the Context of Tokugawa Japan; The Spread of Confucian Ideas and Values; Tradition and the Individual: The Importance of Dissent and the Centrality of Learning; Philosophical Debates Regarding Principle and Material Force
  • Reappropriating Tradition: Practical Learning and the Philosophy of QiInterpretations of Ekken's Philosophy of Qi; Confucian Cosmology: Organic Holism and Dynamic Vitalism; Confucian Cultivation: Harmonizing with Change and Assisting Transformation; The Significance of Qi as an Ecological Cosmology; Notes; PREFACE; PART I; On the Transmission of Confucian Thought; On Human Nature; On Bias, Discernment, and Selection; On Learning from What Is Close at Hand; The Indivisibility of the Nature of Heaven and Earth and One's Physical Nature; Acknowledging Differences with the Song Confucians
  • PART IIPartiality in the Learning of the Song Confucians; Reverence Within and Rightness Without; Influences from Buddhism and Daoism; The Supreme Ultimate; The Way and Concrete Things; Returning the World to Humaneness; Reverence and Sincerity; Reverence as the Master of the Mind; The Inseparability of Principle and Material Force; Notes; GLOSSARY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn808344551
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 208 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231511292
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808344551

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