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Xu Gan's concept of the name and actuality relationship and its philosophical and social background

Makeham, John T.


I first began research on the late Eastern Han (25-220 AD) philosopher Xu Gan (170-217) in 1983. The initial result of this work was an annotated translation of his Zhong lun Discourse That Hits the Mark. Zhong lun is a collection of essays that are predominantly concerned with philosophical questions. As a whole, the text can be best described as an enquiry into the causes of political and social breakdown and the presentation of various ethical and political remedies. Much of Xu Gan’ s...[Show more]

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Date published: 1991
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d74e6be32c70


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