Archive for the Chinese Philosophy category

Chinese Dialectics (2)

Tian, Chenshan. Chinese Dialectics: From Yijing to Marxism. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2005. x, 237 pp. CONTENTS: INTRODUCTION 1 1 Tongbian: A Chinese Strand of Thought 22 2 Marxism in China: Initial Encounters 49 3 Tongbian in Preliminary Reading of “Dialectics” 72 4 Qu Qiubai’s Reading of Dialectical Materialism 89 5 Popularizing Dialectical Materialism 108 […]

Chinese Dialectics (1)

Tian, Chenshan. Chinese Dialectics: From Yijing to Marxism. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2005. x, 237 pp. CONTENTS: INTRODUCTION 1 1 Tongbian: A Chinese Strand of Thought 22 2 Marxism in China: Initial Encounters 49 3 Tongbian in Preliminary Reading of “Dialectics” 72 4 Qu Qiubai’s Reading of Dialectical Materialism 89 5 Popularizing Dialectical Materialism 108 […]

Chinese philosophy: Hall & Ames at it again

I began this post a few months ago, which since languished as an abandoned draft.  All that was there was: The nauseation continues, this time in a major reference tool, the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, to wit: Chinese philosophy by David L. Hall and Roger T. Ames This site http://texttribe.com no longer exists. The Wayback […]

Confucianism & democracy, Hall & Ames

This reference has been sitting as a draft for 3 years or so. First, I need to note that something is wrong with the University of Hawaii site, and that the publications of Peter Manicas can only be accessed via the Wayback Machine. Here is the link: Peter Manicas: Selected Published Papers Now here is […]

Chinese philosophy & globalization gone wrong

Why I didn’t publish this draft on August 12, 2008 when I wrote it, I do not know. At least there are links to follow. Free issue online: Contemporary Chinese Thought, Volume 37, Number 4, Summer 2006. Theme issue: Globalization. I see that things have not improved since I last reviewed this journal on this […]

Daodejing (Tao Te Ching), a new translation

I wrote this on 22 September 2007: “Man is the outcome of the greatest revolt in the history of matter.” — Henri Wald Daodejing (Laozi): A Complete Translation and Commentary by Hans-Georg Moeller. Chicago, IL: Open Court, 2007. Table of contents. The book consists of a new translation accompanied by chapter-by-chapter commentary, with a postscript […]

Kant & Confucianism: watch where you step

See my entries under the category “Chinese philosophy” on this blog & on my old blog . . . Chinese Philosophy in the West: Globalization Gone Bad . . . to see what I think of Chung-Ying Cheng. And now here’s something I wrote on 17 September 2007: Cheng Chung-Ying. Theoretical Links between Kant and […]

Chinese philosophy in crisis?

Boo-hoo. APA Newsletter on the State of the Field « Manyul Im’s Chinese Philosophy Blog Preview of Upcoming APA Newsletter on State of the Field « Manyul Im’s Chinese Philosophy Blog

Ethnoepistemology

Originally titled “Ethnoepistemology, my ass!”, written 2 August 2008. Excuse all the cuss words. I’ve cut out a few of the epithets, but I’m preserving the flavor of my diatribe. * * * * * Ethnoepistemology (James Maffie), The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. There are often lapses and biases in reference works in the humanities […]

Dao De Jing (Tao Te Ching), Ames & Hall

In initiating a close reading of the Daoist (Taoist) classic the Dao De Jing (Tao Te Ching) on the part of my discussion group the Washington Philosophy Circle, I discovered this new translation by Roger T. Ames and David L. Hall, who, as it turns out, are major peddlers of ancient Chinese philosophy retooled for […]