Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 March 2017

240 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190498818

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The Emotions in Early Chinese Philosophy

Curie Virág

Emotions of the Past

  • First book-length study of conception of emotions in early Chinese philosophical tradition
  • Challenges existing approaches to the study of Chinese thought
  • Explores larger implications of thinking about emotions
  • Points to alternative ways of thinking about emotions, cognition, self, and ethics that are relevant to contemporary discussions of these topics.
  • Provides an accessible account of early Chinese thought that does not exoticize it or present it as a timeless fountain of wisdom