Principle and Practicality by William Theodore De Bary
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Principle and Practicality
By William Theodore De Bary

Principle and Practicality

Essays in Neo-Confucianism and Practical Learning - Conference Papers

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Principle and Practicality by William Theodore De Bary

Book Description

These essays explore the continuities and discontinuities between the Neo-Confucian thought of Ming China and early Tokugawa Japan and the practical learning of the 17th and 18th centuries, underlining the need for a deeper examination of the complex relationship between traditional and modern thoughts and values.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231046138
ISBN-10: 0231046138
Format: Paperback
(278mm x 153mm x 35mm)
Pages: 543
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1979
Country of Publication: United States

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