By R.A.H. King

ISBN-10: 3110309920

ISBN-13: 9783110309928

Chinese and Greek ethics stay influential in smooth philosophy, but it truly is uncertain how they are often in comparison to each other. This quantity, following its predecssor 'How should still one live?' (DeGruyter 2011), is a contribution to comparative ethics, loosely situated at the options of lifestyles and the great lifestyles. equipment of evaluating ethics are handled in 3 introductory chapters (R.A.H.King, Ralph Weber, G.E.R. Lloyd), through chapters on center matters in all of the traditions: human nature (David Wong, Guo Yi), ghosts (Paul Goldin),  happiness (Christoph Harbsmeier), excitement (Michael Nylan), qi (Elisabeth Hsu & Zhang Ruqing), cosmic existence and person lifestyles (Dennis Schilling), the idea that of brain (William Charlton), wisdom and happiness (Jörg Hardy), filial piety (Richard Stalley), the soul (Hua-kuei Ho), and deliberation (Thomas Buchheim). the amount closes with 3 essays compared - Mencius and the Stoics (R.A.H. King), equanimity (Lee Yearley), autonomy and the great lifestyles (Lisa Raphals). An index locorum every one for chinese language and Greco-Roman authors, and a  basic index whole the volume.

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