Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Dao: Ancient Chinese Thought in Modern American Life (BOK)

Sam Crane

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This highly original work introduces the ideas and arguments of the ancient Chinese philosophies of Confucianism and Daoism to some of the most intractable social issues of modern American life, including abortion, gay marriage, and assisted suicide. Introduces the precepts of ancient Chinese philosophers to issues they could not have anticipated Relates Daoist and Confucian ideas to problems across the arc of modern human life, from birth to death Provides general readers with a fascinating introduction to Chinese philosophy, and its continued relevance Offers a fresh perspective on highly controversial American debates, including abortion, stem cell research, and assisted suicide

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Sam Crane
Forlag
FROMMER'S
ISBN 9780470674772
Antall sider 216 Dimensjoner 16,4cm x 23,8cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 436 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Oriental & Indian philosophy, Popular philosophy