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New Book: McLeod, The Philosophical Thought of Wang Chong

Palgrave Macmillan has just published Alexus McLeod’s book The Philosophical Thought of Wang Chong. Congratulations, Alexus! The cover description follows:

This book is a study of the methodological, metaphysical, and epistemological work of the Eastern Han Dynasty period scholar Wang Chong. It presents Wang’s philosophical thought as a unique and syncretic culmination of a number of ideas developed in earlier Han and Warring States philosophy.  Wang’s philosophical methodology and his theories of truth, knowledge, and will and determinism offer solutions to a number of problems in the early Chinese tradition.  His views also have much to offer contemporary philosophy, suggesting new ways of thinking about familiar problems.  While Wang is best known as a critic and skeptic, Alexus McLeod argues that these aspects of his thought form only a part of a larger positive project, aimed at discerning truth in a variety of senses.

October 6th, 2018 Posted by | Books of Interest, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学 | one comment

One Response to New Book: McLeod, The Philosophical Thought of Wang Chong

  1. Tim Connolly says:

    Awesome, Alexus! Well done.

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