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eBook Ancient Chinese Divination (Dimensions of Asian Spirituality) ePub

by Stephen L. Field

  • ISBN: 0824832760
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Stephen L. Field
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr (September 1, 2008)
  • Pages: 142
  • ePub book: 1578 kb
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  • Rating: 4.8
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Ancient Chinese Divination is a well-conceived and well-crafted book that will have wide appeal.

Ancient Chinese Divination is a well-conceived and well-crafted book that will have wide appeal. Written by a specialist in early Chinese thought, it is grounded in solid scholarship without being overly technical. For anyone interested in the roots and general development of Chinese divination, this volume is an excellent starting place. Richard Smith, Rice University".

the Book of Changes), an ancient compendium of divination, which dates . Its influence also spread to Korea, Japan, Vietnam and many other Asian countries.

the Book of Changes), an ancient compendium of divination, which dates back to at least 672 BCE. It was during the Warring States era that what Sima Tan termed the major philosophical schools of China: Confucianism, Legalism, and Taoism, arose, along with philosophies that later fell into obscurity, like Agriculturalism, Mohism, Chinese Naturalism, and the Logicians. Before the Han dynasty the largest rivals to Confucianism were Chinese Legalism, and Mohism.

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Chinese philosophy is the intellectual tradition of the Chinese culture from their early recorded history to the present da. Some Chinese used the Book of Changes as a manual of divination.

Chinese philosophy is the intellectual tradition of the Chinese culture from their early recorded history to the present day. The main topics of Chinese. Those who could understand its message, it was believed, would grasp all the laws of nature. Rather than expressing their thoughts in logical and systematic prose, Chinese thinkers tended to be more poetical. In late medieval China divinations were ubiquitous and central to all burial arrangements, including those of emperors. Coping with the future in East Asia and Europe: Selected lectures, nov. 2010). Ancient Chinese Divination, Chinese Book of Changes, Chinese Wisdom.

Date Created: Republic of Korea/Joseon Dynasty. Location: 한국. Physical Dimensions: Length 24 Width 1. Type: Religion/Folk rm/Divination Book. Medium: Paper/Silk paper. Method of Foretelling the Fortune of the Year. Created around the same time.

Without delving into whether--and if so how--it works, Field (Chinese, Trinity U., Texas) describes how divination evolved in Chinese society from the New Stone Age in the seventh to second millennia BCE, to the close of the classical period at the founding of the Qin dynasty in 221 BCE. He details how the various forms descended from each other, but also how they are all related to a few basic ideas. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)