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Principle and Practicality: Essays in Neo-Confucianism and Practical Learning

Principle and Practicality: Essays in Neo-Confucianism and Practical Learning

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A collection of papers that examine the claim of Neo-Confucian thought to have a sure hold on reality by virtue of its demonstrable application to basic human needs.

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ISBN-13: 9780231046138
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/22/1979
Series: Neo-Confucian Studies Series
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 543
Product dimensions: 1.26(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Wm. Theodore de Bary (1919–2017) was John Mitchell Mason Professor Emeritus and provost emeritus of Columbia University. His many books include Waiting for the Dawn, Message of the Mind, and Learning for One’s Self, as well as Sources of Japanese Tradition and Sources of Korean Tradition, all published by Columbia University Press.

Irene Bloom (1939–2010) was Wm. Theodore and Fanny de Bary and Class of 1941 Associate Professor of Asian Humanities at Columbia University and Anne Whitney Olin Professor Emerita in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures at Barnard College. She edited and translated Knowledge Painfully Acquired: The K’un-chih chi of Lo Ch’in-shun and coedited, with Joshua A. Fogel, Meeting of Minds: Intellectual and Religious Interaction in East Asian Traditions of Thought.

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