Major Aspects of Chinese Religion and Philosophy: Dao of Inner Saint and Outer King
|Title||Major Aspects of Chinese Religion and Philosophy: Dao of Inner Saint and Outer King|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Publisher||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Place Published||New York|
|ISBN Number||9783642293160, 3642293166|
|Keywords||China, Confucian, Confucianism, Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Relations, Religion, religious|
Annotation The book addresses academically the major aspects of Chinese religion and philosophy, designated as the doctrine of being internal sage and external king. The perspective applied is the integration between western and Chinese scholarship and English readers may gain an easy and interesting access to Chinese intellectual tradition, distinctive itself in a harmony between being holy and secular in any mundane human being to the western tradition of Give to Caesar what is Caesars, and to God what is Gods. By this contrast the intellectual charms and spiritual merits of Chinese tradition will be better appreciated, hence conducive to the much anticipated dialogues between western and eastern civilizations at this globalized yet conflicted world.