Astrology and Cosmology in Early China

Drawing on a vast array of scholarship, this pioneering text illustrates how profoundly astronomical phenomena shaped ancient Chinese civilization.

Astrology and Cosmology in Early China

Drawing on a vast array of scholarship, this pioneering text illustrates how profoundly astronomical phenomena shaped ancient Chinese civilization.

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Astrology and Cosmology in Early China
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: David W. Pankenier
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-10 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Drawing on a vast array of scholarship, this pioneering text illustrates how profoundly astronomical phenomena shaped ancient Chinese civilization.
Astrology and Cosmology in Early China
Language: en
Pages: 618
Authors: Professor David Pankenier
Categories: Astrology, Chinese
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

Drawing on a vast array of scholarship, this pioneering text illustrates how profoundly astronomical phenomena shaped ancient Chinese civilization.
Transcendence and Non-Naturalism in Early Chinese Thought
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Alexus McLeod, Joshua R. Brown
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Contemporary scholars of Chinese philosophy often presuppose that early China possessed a naturalistic worldview, devoid of any non-natural concepts, such as transcendence. Challenging this presupposition head-on, Joshua R. Brown and Alexus McLeod argue that non-naturalism and transcendence have a robust and significant place in early Chinese thought. This book reveals
The Huainanzi and Textual Production in Early China
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Alexus McLeod, Joshua R. Brown
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-03 - Publisher: BRILL

The Han dynasty Huainanzi is a compendium of knowledge. This edited volume follows a multi-disciplinary approach to explore how and why the Huainanzi was produced and how we should interpret the work.
Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History
Language: en
Pages: 526
Authors: Paul R. Goldin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-15 - Publisher: Routledge

The study of early China has been radically transformed over the past fifty years by archaeological discoveries, including both textual and non-textual artefacts. Excavations of settlements and tombs have demonstrated that most people did not lead their lives in accordance with ritual canons, while previously unknown documents have shown that