eBook European and Chinese Traditions of Philosophy: Origins and Intersections, 1st Edition

  • Chung-Ying Cheng
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  • ISBN-10: 1118763831
  • ISBN-13: 9781118763834
  • DDC: 109
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 192 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This title on the origins of philosophy and their relations in philosophical languages, be it Chinese or Greek or European as not merely derived from the Greek, is part of The Journal of Chinese Philosophy series. Given this understanding we see how a philosophical issue could be discussed significantly from both the European-Western position and the Chinese perspective. Each position and perspective embodies a different historicity and viewpoint as experienced in the vision and pursuit of reality and humanity. The contrast between the European and Chinese traditions of philosophy is impressive and yet mutually stimulating as shown in the works of Heidegger and post-Heideggerian authors. The author of this book illustrates how the European-Western and Chinese approaches could be complementary and yet together could be philosophically insight-productive.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Preface: Origins and Relations of Philosophy: European and Chinese.
Introduction: Intersections between Chinese and Western Philosophies.
1: Heidegger, Misch, and the Origins of Philosophy.
2: Deconstruction and Différance: Onto-Return and Emergence in a Daoist Interpretation of Derrida.
3: Zhenzhi and Acknowledgment in Wang Yangming and Stanley Cavell.
4: Isaiah Berlin’s Challenge to the Zhuangzian Freedom.
5: Mapping Kant’s Architectonic Onto the Yijing Via the Geometry of Logic.
6: Lao-Zhuang and Heidegger on Nature and Technology.
7: World Philosophy and Climate Change: a Sino-German Way to Civil Evolution.
8: Levinas and the Daodejing on the Feminine: Intercultural Reflections.
9: “Waiting for Godot”? Contemporaneity, Feminism, and Creativity1.