The religious thought of Chu Hsi /

Recognized as one of the greatest philosophers in classical China, Chu Hsi (1130-1200) is known in the West through translations of one of his many works, the Chin-ssu Lu. This study offers an examination of Chu Hsi's religious thought, based on readings of both primary and secondary sources.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ching, Julia.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • The world of thought in Chu Hsi's time
  • The great ultimate (T'ai-chi)
  • Spiritual beings (Kuei-shen)
  • Rituals (Li)
  • Human nature (Jen-hsing) and the ethics of perfectability
  • Personal cultivation (Hsiu-sheng)
  • Philosophical disputes with Lu Chiu-yüan
  • Chu Hsi and Taoism
  • Chu Hsi and Buddhism
  • Chu Hsi's critics
  • Chu Hsi's relevance.