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Sadhna added it May 25, The last must be acknowledged as the master of pragmatic adaptation, restructuring the doctrines of his school to respond to the new imperial age. Daniela Waterland marked it as to-read Nov 05, Notes Bibliography Index. Volume 1, Booksby John Knoblock. The biography is, in my judgment, less successful than other sections of Knoblock’s book, and knobolck relates to the one reservation I have concerning Knoblock’s approach to the Knobkock and to the study of early Chinese thought in general.
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Adam marked it as to-read Nov 15, Knoblock’s translation will not lead non-Chinese readers toward this issue because the word which links the two relevant discussions yi is translated as “constancy” in the first and “unity” in the second each rendering valid in its contextand no annotation supplies the common root of the terms.
Miranda added it Jan 02, The collection of works bearing his name contains not only the most systematic This will be helpful to those unacquainted with the text, who will be less confused when en- This content downloaded from A Translation and Study of the Complete Works,which is being published in three volumes-this initial volume includes the first six of the Xunzi’s 32 chapters.
He was also extremely active in the political and academic circles of his day, and his teaching had a great influence on the initial institutional organization of a unified China under the first Qin emperor, an influence that continued though often unacknowledged through later centuries. Kurtis Hagen – – Dao: The general introduction recounts the biography of Xunzi, his later influence, the intellectual world in which he lived, and the basic terms that the ancient Chinese used to conceptualize nature and society.
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This is easy to recall in the case of less scholarly translations, but Knoblock’s rendering is of such high quality that it will be difficult for readers to recognize that it is the product of Knoblock’s informed view of the text rather than the text itself-other views could highlight different themes, see different linkages, and produce renderings very different.
Comparing the two makes it clear that Western schol- arship has progressed far. Ryan Dacoregio marked it as to-read May 13, A Translation and Study of the Complete Works. Aristotle – xunxi Princeton University Press.
Xunzi (Chinese English Edition: 2 Volumes) by John Knoblock
Dec knolbock, R. To begin with the last, Knoblock’s textual study is a tour de onoblock. John Knoblock has undertaken to fill this lacuna with his Xunzi: Nivison and the “Problem” in Xunzi’s Ethics. The translation is accompanied by substantial explanatory material identifying technical terms, persons, and events; detailed introductions to each book; and extensive annotation, with characters when desirable, indicating the basis of the translations.
It seems to me that Knoblock has a tendency to be uncritical in granting historical reliability to statements in traditional sources, and that he does not, in many cases, alert readers adequately or at all to instances where the reliability of evidence is a disputed point. He was also extremely active in the political and academic circles of his day, and his teaching had a great xubzi on the initial institutional organization of a unified China under the first Qin emperor, an influence that continued though often unacknowledged through later centuries.
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Xunzi’s Systematic Critique of Mencius. Stanford University Press A Translation and Study of the Complete Works.
Artifice and Virtue in the Xunzi. Coming at the end of the great flowering of philosophical inquiry in Warring States China, when the foundations for traditional Chinese thought were laid, Xunzi occupies a place analogous to that of Aristotle in the West.
Besides praising the Earlier Kings, Xunzi initiated the idea of being modelled on the Later Kings, which was different knpblock Confucius and Mencius. Jarrod Lindenmuth rated it really liked it Jun 11,