Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy 2nd Edition by Philip J. Ivanhoe, ISBN-13: 978-0872207806


Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy 2nd Edition by Philip J. Ivanhoe, ISBN-13: 978-0872207806

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  • Publisher: ‎ Hackett Publishing Company; Second Edition,2 (December 1, 2005)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 416 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 0872207803
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0872207806

This new edition offers expanded selections from the works of Kongzi (Confucius), Mengzi (Mencius), Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu), and Xunzi (Hsun Tzu); two new works, the dialogues Robber Zhi and White Horse; a concise general introduction; brief introductions to, and selective bibliographies for, each work; and four appendices that shed light on important figures, periods, texts, and terms in Chinese thought.

Table of Contents:

Title Page
Copyright Page
Comparative Romanization Table
Selective Bibliography
Chapter One: Kongzi (Confucius)
Chapter Two: Mozi
Chapter Three: Mengzi (Mencius)
Chapter Four: Laozi
Chapter Five: Zhuangzi
Chapter Six: Xunzi
Chapter Seven: Han Feizi
Suplemental Texts
Gongsun Longzi
Important Figures
Important Periods
Important Texts
Importatnt Terms

Philip J. Ivanhoe (艾文賀) (PhD Stanford University) is Distinguished Chair Professor in the College of Confucian Studies and Eastern Philosophy at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea. He is Director of the Sungkyun Institute for Confucian Studies and East Asian Philosophy ( and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Confucian Philosophy and Culture ( Professor Ivanhoe specializes in East Asian philosophical and religious thought and its potential for contemporary ethics, politics, and social theory.

Bryan Van Norden is Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Professor at Yale-NUS College, Chair Professor in the School of Philosophy at Wuhan University, and James Monroe Taylor Chair in Philosophy at Vassar College. He has published ten books, including Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto (2017), Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy (2011), Mengzi: With Selections from Traditional Commentaries (2008), Readings in Later Chinese Philosophy (2014, co-edited with Justin Tiwald), and most recently Classical Chinese for Everyone: A Guide for Absolute Beginners (2019).

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