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I Ching - The Book of Changes

English · Hardback

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Informationen zum Autor Dennis Schilling is the Professor for Chinese Philosophy at the School of Philosophy, Renmin University of China. He studied Sinology, Philosophy and Japanology at the universities of Würzburg, Munich, Wuhan/PR China, and received his Doctor degree and the habilitation at the University of Munich. His doctoral thesis explores metaphysical, political and ethical ideas in Chinese divination texts imitating the composition and style of the ancient manual Yì jing. Currently, his research focuses on ideas of life and death in ancient and medieval China and on the metaphysics of time and change in Chinese philosophy. He is also engaged in comparative philosophy and teaches Chinese Metaphysics, Daoist philosophy and Yì jing studies. Klappentext Also known as Yi jing or The Book of Changes, the I Ching is an ancient Chinese text of vast historical and cultural influence. Reviving James Legge's classic 19th-century translation, this new version features a new introduction by Dennis Schilling that casts fresh light on this core text, and the assumptions behind Legge's first translation. Zusammenfassung FLAME TREE's Great Works That Shape Our World is a new series of definitive books drawing on ancient, medieval and modern writing. Offering a fund of essential knowledge, and spell-binding stories it satisfies every facet of human interest: scientific, philosophical, sociological, romantic, dramatic and mysterious. Also known as Yî Ching or The Book of Changes , I Ching is an ancient Chinese text of vast historical and cultural influence. Spanning the fields of divination, cosmology, morality and philosophy, with strong links to Confucianism, it has been interpreted in many different ways over the centuries and ultimately demonstrates an early attempt to understand the world and the human place within it. Reviving James Legge’s classic nineteenth century translation, this latest title in a series of Great Works includes an illuminating new introduction that casts fresh light on this fascinating text. Each book in this series features a new, accessible introduction , specially written for these editions, placing the book in context both as part of the new series, and highlighting its special contribution to the advancement of human understanding; they examine the significance of each work, their impact at time of publication, and their influence today....

Product details

Assisted by Dennis Schilling (Foreword)
Publisher Flame Tree Publishing
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 31.03.2020
EAN 9781839641497
ISBN 978-1-83964-149-7
No. of pages 416
Series Great Works that Shape our World
Subjects Guides > Spirituality > Life interpretation

Classics, PHILOSOPHY / Taoist, BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / I Ching, Taoism, Confucianism, The I Ching

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