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Chinese and Comparative Philosophy 中國哲學與比較哲學

New book on Chinese religion and philosophy

Prof. SHAN Chun (University of Politics and law in Beijing; International Confucian Association) has published a new book with Springer titled Major Aspects of Chinese Religion and Philosophy. Those with institutional access to SpringerLink should be able to get the full text on-line; everyone should be able to access at least the Table of Contexts and the abstracts of each chapter. It is a broad, synthetic account, appreciative rather than historically or philosophically critical, that represents one contemporary Chinese approach to China’s religio-philosophic traditions.

August 19, 2012 Posted by | Confucianism, Philosophy in China, Recently Published, Religion | 3 comments

Translation of Korean Buddhist Works Online

A team of scholars has published — and made freely available on-line — an extensive set of translations from Korean Buddhism. The homepage is here. The translation are excellent, are accompanied by substantial introductions, and include the classical Chinese original text. Robert Buswell’s Preface to the series follows.

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August 19, 2012 Posted by | Buddhism, Korea, Recently Published | 2 comments