Metaphorical Metaphysics in Chinese Philosophy: Illustrated by Derong Chen PDF

By Derong Chen

ISBN-10: 0739150006

ISBN-13: 9780739150009

Metaphorical Metaphysics in chinese language Philosophy: Illustrated with Feng Youlan's New Metaphysics explores chinese language philosophy via a entire examine and significant research of Feng Youlan's new metaphysics, providing a scientific research of that means. This philosophical linguistic process maintains the culture of A.C. Graham and Chad Hanson and characterizes metaphysics in chinese language philosophy as a metaphorical metaphysics in actual fact amazing from that studied in Western philosophy. Derong Chenexamines the ancient impacts of historic chinese language philosophy, Neo-Confucianist philosophy, and Western philosophy on Feng Youlan's paintings whereas illustrating the influence of Feng's philosophy on chinese language students, together with Feng's contemporaries Zhang Shenfu, Zhu Guangian, He Lin, Jin Yuelin, and Feng's scholar Chen Lai. This exact research of Feng Youlan's new metaphysics demonstrates that Feng's approach isn't the thoroughly Westernized philosophical method many students determine it as, neither is it the natural logical and analytical approach Feng himself meant to build. relatively, the essence and features of the hot metaphysics on the center of Feng's philosophical approach reveal his philosophy as a continuation of the chinese language philosophical culture in a brand new period. This strategy is so much appropriate to students of comparative philosophy and of any period of chinese language philosophy.

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