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Huai-nan Tzu: Philosophical Synthesis in Early Han Thought Paperback – 1 Dec 1985


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"An excellent insight into classical and traditional approaches. Chinese humour is unique and important, and there has long been a need for an erudite and comprehensive account of its nature, philosophy and history." -- Christie Davies, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Reading, UK

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Jocelyn Chey is a visiting professor in the School of Languages and Cultures, University of Sydney, and a consultant on Australia-China relations. She left an academic career to serve for over twenty years in the Departments of Overseas Trade and Foreign Affairs, and was also director of the China Branch of the International Wool Secretariat. She served as Consul-General in Hong Kong from 1992--95. She was presented with the Order of Australia in 2009 for her contribution to the development of Australia-China relations.

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HASH(0x898a5960) out of 5 stars useful 2 some 16 Mar. 2003
By Bao Pu - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This is a translation and commentary of chapter 6 of the Huainanzi. LeBlanc does a good job, however, it would only be of interest 2 those REALLY interested in the Huainanzi. The footnotes often take up the entire page! Deals with the topic of Ganying - resonance/stimulus and response. Has an interesting chart documenting all the quotations used in the Huainanzi from other texts such as the Laozi, Zhuangzi, the Hanfeizi, etc.
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