Cultivating a Good Life in Early Chinese and Ancient Greek Philosophy : Perspectives and Reverberations.

Restrictions on access to electronic version: access available to SOAS staff and students only, using SOAS id and password.
Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.
Full title: Cultivating a Good Life in Early Chinese and Ancient Greek Philosophy : Perspectives and Reverberations.
Main author: Lai, Karyn.
Corporate Authors: Ebook Central bought.
Other authors: Benitez, Rick.
Kim, Hyun Jin.
Format: eBook           
Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.


LEADER 05567nam a22004813i 4500
001 10308794
003 OLE
005 20190114151306.0
006 m o d |
007 cr cnu||||||||
008 190114s2018 xx o ||||0 eng d
020 |a 9781350049581  |q (electronic bk.) 
020 |a 9781350049574 
035 |a (MiAaPQ)EBC5570668 
035 |a (Au-PeEL)EBL5570668 
035 |a (OCoLC)1054272406 
040 |a MiAaPQ  |b eng  |e rda  |e pn  |c MiAaPQ  |d MiAaPQ 
050 4 |a BJ1581.2 .2019 
082 0 |a 158.1 
100 1 |a Lai, Karyn. 
245 1 0 |a Cultivating a Good Life in Early Chinese and Ancient Greek Philosophy :  |b Perspectives and Reverberations. 
264 1 |a London :  |b Bloomsbury Publishing PLC,  |c 2018. 
264 4 |c ©2019. 
300 |a 1 online resource (269 pages) 
336 |a text  |b txt  |2 rdacontent 
337 |a computer  |b c  |2 rdamedia 
338 |a online resource  |b cr  |2 rdacarrier 
347 |a data file  |2 rda 
500 |a Restrictions on access to electronic version: access available to SOAS staff and students only, using SOAS id and password. 
505 0 |a Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Introduction -- Part 1: Harmony, Balance, Beauty: Understanding Conceptions of Cultivation -- Chapter 1: Cultivation and Harmony: Plato and Confucius -- Introduction -- Harmony in general -- Communal and personal harmony -- Plato and Confucius on the practice of harmony -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 2: Cultivating Noble Simplicity (Euētheia): Plato -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 3: The Beauty Ladder and the Mind-Heart Excursion: Plato and Zhuangzi -- Plato's beauty ladder -- Zhuangzi's mind-heart excursion -- Comparative models of cultivation -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Chapter 4: Awareness and Spontaneity: Three Perspectives in the Zhuangzi -- Awareness, spontaneity, and agency -- Animal awareness -- An anthropological perspective -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 5: Understanding 'Dao's Patterns': Han Fei -- Notes -- References -- Part 2: Doubt, Predicament, Conflict: Cognitive, Affective, and Epistemic Difficulties -- Chapter 6: Skepsis and Doubt: Ancient Greece and the East -- Positivity of Greek skepsis and negativity of Japanese 疑 -- Scepticism and tranquillity -- Protreptikos logos in Plato's Euthydemus: Doubt and philosophy -- Chinese and Greek hodos -- Confucius and Socrates: Cultivation in each setting -- Socrates' Kingly Art as the target of his philosophical hunting -- Philosopher as the hunter -- Skepsis, as consideration and sceptic way of living -- Sceptics' cognitive therapy and meditation -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 7: Wisdom and Cognitive Conflict: Benign Perplexity in the Outlines of Scepticism -- Introduction -- Wisdom and its cultivation -- The school of perplexity -- The storm of aporia -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 8: Understanding Fortune and Misfortune in a Good Life: 'Solon' and 'Confucius' -- Notes. 
505 8 |a References -- Chapter 9: Emotion and Self-Cultivation: Marcus Aurelius and Mengzi -- Marcus Aurelius -- Mengzi -- Comparison -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 10: Dislodging Mundane Wisdom: The Inner Chapters of the Zhuangzi and the New Testament Gospels -- Categories and themes of 'instruction interactions' -- Notes -- References -- Part 3: Here, Now, Ever-after: How to Practise and Achieve a Good Life -- Chapter 11: Knowing How to Act: Aristotle -- Aristotle as ethical anti-theorist -- Practising virtue and knowing what to do -- Practical truth and metaethical realism -- Knowing how to argue about ethics -- 'Judgement' and 'master rules' in ethics -- Note -- References -- Chapter 12: Learning to Be Reliable: Confucius' Analects -- Introduction -- Xin: its place in the Analects -- Acting reliably -- Learning to be reliable -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 13: Auditory Perception and Cultivation: The Wenzi 文子 -- Introduction -- Sensual perception and the exemplary person -- Auditory perception and self-cultivation -- Auditory perception and the content of the Wenzi -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 14: Cultivation and the Arts of Writing: Liu Xie -- Introduction -- Liu Xie and his Wenxin diaolong -- Cultural patternings -- Squandering energy, dissipating vitality -- Nourishing vitality -- A virtuous circle: The arts of living and the arts of writing -- Writing in the service of life -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 15: Death and Happiness: Han China -- Views of happiness in early Chinese texts -- Representations of the netherworld -- Attitudes towards the netherworld -- Mortuary practices and the search for happiness -- Notes -- References -- List of Contributors -- Index. 
588 |a Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources. 
650 0 |a Conduct of life. 
655 4 |a Electronic books. 
700 1 |a Benitez, Rick. 
700 1 |a Kim, Hyun Jin. 
710 2 |a Ebook Central bought. 
776 0 8 |i Print version:  |a Lai, Karyn  |t Cultivating a Good Life in Early Chinese and Ancient Greek Philosophy : Perspectives and Reverberations  |d London : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC,c2018  |z 9781350049574 
797 2 |a ProQuest (Firm) 
856 4 0 |u https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/soas-ebooks/detail.action?docID=5570668  |z Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.  
035 |a (MiAaPQ)EBC5570668 
945 |a 14/01/2019 15:42:57  |b 14/01/2019 15:42:57 
945 |u https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/soas-ebooks/detail.action?docID=5570668  |z Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.   |i 453038