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eBook Discovering China: European Interpretations in the Enlightenment (Library of the History of Ideas) ePub

by Julia Ching,Willard G. Oxtoby

  • ISBN: 1878822144
  • Category: World
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: Julia Ching,Willard G. Oxtoby
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: BOYE6 (January 17, 1993)
  • Pages: 243
  • ePub book: 1634 kb
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  • Rating: 4.7
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Library of the history of ideas, 1050-1053 ; v. 7. General Note . Personal Name: Oxtoby, Willard Gurdon.

Library of the history of ideas, 1050-1053 ; v. General Note: Articles first appeared in the Journal of the history of ideas. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references. Geographic Name: China Civilization. Geographic Name: Europe Civilization Chinese influences. Personal Name: Ching, Julia.

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Results from Google Books. If the Western scholars idealised China - as they tended to do in the beginning - they also made use of China for their own ends.

Discovering China by Julia Ching, Willard Gurdon Oxtoby, 1992 . European interpretations in the Enlightenment. Articles first appeared in the Journal of the history of ideas.

European interpretations in the Enlightenment. by Julia Ching, Willard Gurdon Oxtoby. Published 1992 by University of Rochester Press in Rochester, . Chinese Philosophy, Philosophers, Civilization, Attitudes, Enlightenment, Chinese influences, Modern Philosophy. Library of the history of ideas,, v. Classifications.

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Discovering China: European Interpretations in the Enlightenment. The Moral Inevitability of the Enlightenment and the Precariousness of the Moment. The Enlightenment: A Genealogy. Dan Edelstein - 2010 - University of Chicago Press.

Moral Enlightenment: Leibniz and Wolff on China. Julia Ching & Willard Gurdon Oxtoby (ed. - 1992 - Steyler. Added to PP index 2009-01-28. Total views 1 ( of 2,272,226 ). Recent downloads (6 months) 1 ( of 2,272,226 ). How can I increase my downloads?

2. For an overview of European interpretations of the Chinese written . 13. Arthur O. Lovejoy, "The Chinese Origin of a Romanticism," in Essays in the History of Ideas (New York: George Braziller, 1955), 107.

useful collection of articles in Julia Ching and Willard Oxtoby, ed. Discovering China: European Interpretations in the Enlightenment (Rochester: Univ. of Rochester Press, 1992) as well as Appréciation par l'Europe de la tradition chinoise à partir du XVIIe siècle, Colloque International de Sinologie, Chantilly 1980 (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1983).

Enlightenment, a European intellectual movement of the 17th and 18th .

The goals of the Enlightenment were knowledge, freedom, and happiness. What were the most important ideas of the Enlightenment? It was thought during the Enlightenment that human reasoning could discover truths about the world, religion, and politics and could be used to improve the lives of humankind. Skepticism about received wisdom was another important idea; everything was to be subjected to testing and rational analysis.

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of. .The outcomes of the Enlightenment were thus far-reaching and, indeed, revolutionary.

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world’s greatest libraries. We hold over 13 million books, 920,000 journal and newspaper titles, 57 million patents and 3 million sound recordings. Locke’s ideas reflected the earlier but equally influential works of Thomas Hobbes, which similarly advocated new social contracts between the state and civil society as the key to unlocking personal happiness for all. Hobbes's Leviathan. Published in 1651, Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan helped shape Western political thinking.

Recommend this journal.

From the late sixteenth century on, with the sending of Jesuit missionaries to China, the West had the fortune of receiving first-hand reports about China from educated persons trained in the philosophy and sciences of the day. What these men said and wrote stirred some leading minds in Europe, among them Leibniz, Wolff and Kant. The essays in this volume, studies of what Western thinkers in the Enlightenment said and wrote about China, are important for everyone interested in East-West intellectual exchanges, for the ideas and prejudices of the shapers of the Western mind continue to the present day to influence Western relations with China. Contributors: Walter W. Davis, Knud Lundbaek, Arnold H. Rowbotham, David E. Mungello, Daniel J. Cook, Henry Rosemont Jr., Donald F. Lach, Johanna M. Menzel, R.C. Bald, Arthur F. Wright.