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Titel: Confucian Pragmatism as the Art of ...
Verlag: Plymouth, Lexington Books
23 cm x 15,5 cm. VIII, 347 pages. Original Hardcover. Front free endpaper and halftitle cleanly detached. Otherwise in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. From the library of philosopher Graham Parkes. Inscribed and signed by the author to Graham Parkes. Includes for example the following essays: Intentionally / Meaning (Yi) and Confucian Contextual Creativity / Confucian Pragmatism as a Post-Modern Comparative Philosophy / Chinese Metaphysical Creativity etc etc. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 70112AB
Inhaltsangabe: This engaging work of comparative philosophy brings together American pragmatism and Chinese philosophy in a way that generates new interpretations of Chinese philosophy and a fresh perspective on issues in process philosophy. Through an analysis of key terms, Haiming Wen argues that Chinese philosophical terminology is not simply a retrospective language that through a process of stipulation promises us knowledge of an existing world, but is also an open, prospective vocabulary that through productive associations allows philosophers to realize a desired world. Relying on this productive power of Chinese terminology, Wen introduces a new term: 'Confucian pragmatism.' Wen convincingly shows that although there is much that distinguishes American pragmatism from Confucian philosophy, there is enough conceptual overlap to make Confucian pragmatism a viable and exciting field of study.
Über den Autor: Haiming Wen is assistant professor of philosophy at Renmin University of China
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