Historical Background of Wang Yang-ming's Philosophy of Mind

From the Perspective of his Life Story

by Ping Dong

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This open book offers comprehensive information on Wang Yang-ming's life, helping readers identify and grasp the foundations on which his philosophy was established. Though a great man, Wang had an extremely difficult life, full of many hardships. Based on various official histories, Wang's own writings, and his disciples' records, the book explores the legendary life of this ancient philosopher, who not only diligently pursued his objective of living as a sage, but also persistently sought the ideal state of a sage in ideology. The author also shares his own interpretations of the main aspects of Wang's philosophy using simple and straightforward language.

This book will help readers understand and appreciate Wang Yang-ming's extraordinary life, his generous mind, deep thoughts and bright personality, inspiring them to pursue enriching lives. It offers a unique and insightful work for undergraduate students and all others interested in Wang's philosophy and life story.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND). You can download Historical Background of Wang Yang-ming's Philosophy of Mind ebook for free in PDF format (3.8 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Philosophy
Publisher
Springer
Published
2020
Pages
206
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9789811530357
ISBN10
9811530351
ISBN13 Digital
9789811530364
ISBN10 Digital
981153036X
PDF Size
3.8 MB
License
CC BY-NC-ND

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