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  • Confucian Moral Self Cultivationby Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 12.95

    A concise and accessible introduction to the evolution of the concept of moral self-cultivation in the Chinese Confucian tradition, this volume begins with an explanation of the pre-philosophical development of ideas central to this concept, followed by an examination of the specific treatment of self cultivation in the philosophy of Kongzi ("Confucius"),... more...

  • Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophyby Philip J. Ivanhoe; Bryan W. Van Norden

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 19.20

    This new edition offers expanded selections from the works of Kongzi (Confucius), Mengzi (Mencius), Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu), and Xunzi (Hsun Tzu); two new works, the dialogues Robber Zhi and White Horse ; a concise general introduction; brief introductions to, and selective bibliographies for, each work; and four appendices that shed light on important... more...

  • Readings from the Lu-Wang School of Neo-Confucianismby Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 15.50

    This volume provides selected translations from the writings of Lu Xiangshan; Wang Yangming; and the Platform Sutra, a work which had profound influence on neo-Confucian thought. Each of these three sections is preceded by an introduction that sketches important features of the history, biography, and philosophy of the author and explores some of the... more...

  • The Daodejing of Laoziby Laozi; Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 11.95

    Philip J. Ivanhoe's richly annotated translation of this classic work is accompanied by his engaging interpretation and commentary, a lucid introduction, and a Language Appendix that compares eight classic translations of the opening passage of the work and invites the reader to consider the principles upon which each was rendered. more...

  • Confucian Reflectionsby Philip J Ivanhoe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Confucian Reflections: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times is about the early Chinese Confucian classic the "Analects" Lunyu , attributed to the founder of the Confucian tradition, Kongzi (551-479 bce) and who is more commonly referred to as "Confucius" in the West. Philip J. Ivanhoe argues that the Analects is as relevant and important today as it... more...

  • Three Streamsby Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Recent interest in Confucianism has a tendency to suffer from essentialism and idealism. This volume addresses this misconstrual and misrepresentation of Confucianism by presenting a philosophically critical account of different Confucian thinkers and schools, across place (China, Korea, and Japan) and time (the 10th to 19th centuries). more...

  • Three Streamsby Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Recent interest in Confucianism has a tendency to suffer from essentialism and idealism. This volume addresses this misconstrual and misrepresentation of Confucianism by presenting a philosophically critical account of different Confucian thinkers and schools, across place (China, Korea, and Japan) and time (the 10th to 19th centuries). more...

  • Master Sun's Art of Warby Sun Tzu; Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 6.95

    “P. J. Ivanhoe is one of the English-speaking world’s foremost translators and interpreters of classical Chinese philosophical texts. His translation of the Sunzi Bingfa reads beautifully, adorned only by sobering photographic plates of the famed terracotta army of the first Qin emperor that turn one back to the text in a properly reflective... more...

  • The Reception and Rendition of Freud in Chinaby Tao Jiang; Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Although Freud makes only occasional, brief references to China and Chinese culture in his works, for almost a hundred years many leading Chinese intellectuals have studied and appropriated various Freudian theories. However, whilst some features of Freud?s views have been warmly embraced from the start and appreciated for their various explanatory... more...

  • Working Virtueby Rebecca L. Walker; Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 41.99 US$ 36.11

    Working Virtue is the first substantial collective study of virtue theory and contemporary moral problems. Leading figures in ethical theory and applied ethics discuss topics in bioethics, professional ethics, ethics of the family, law, interpersonal ethics, and the emotions. more...