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Cheng Man-ch'ing wrote this series of essays to make various points of classical Chinese philosophy understandable to beginning readers. Hennessy does a wonderful job in translating this work, as well as providing the classical references for each essay, giving a historical context for a western reader without the necessary background. In his continuing effort to show the artistic and scholarly vision of Professor Cheng, Mark Hennessy has brought out not only the subtle depth of Cheng s interpretation of these classics, but his humor, sly wit, and awareness of cultural change."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781883319267
ISBN-10: 1883319269
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: North Atlantic Books,U.S.
Publisher: North Atlantic Books,U.S.
Publish Date: 27-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Cheng Man-ch'ing

Mark Hennessy spent eleven years in China studying philosophy, classical language, and tai chi ch'uan. He has lectured at the National College of Political Science in Taiwan and Tonsei University in Seoul. His previous translations of Cheng's writings are: Cheng Man-ch'ing: Master of Five Excellences and Master Cheng's New Method of Tai chi Self-Cultivation.

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