By Sam Crane

ISBN-10: 0470674776

ISBN-13: 9780470674772

ISBN-10: 1118656415

ISBN-13: 9781118656419

This hugely unique paintings introduces the tips and arguments of the traditional chinese language philosophies of Confucianism and Daoism to a few of the main intractable social problems with smooth American existence, together with abortion, homosexual marriage, and assisted suicide.

  • Introduces the precepts of historic chinese language philosophers to matters they can now not have anticipated
  • Relates Daoist and Confucian principles to difficulties around the arc of recent human existence, from start to death
  • Provides normal readers with a desirable creation to chinese language philosophy, and its endured relevance
  • Offers a clean standpoint on hugely debatable American debates, together with abortion, stem mobile study, and assisted suicide

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