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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1093–1094.
Published: 01 November 2012
...John Berthrong Billioud then proceeds to interrogate Mou's claims that this reshaped Confucian “fundamental ontology” can indeed sustain all the weight of the speculative metaphysical discernment that Mou assigns to it. Billioud, as he does throughout the work, both explains and critiques Mou's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (2): 434–435.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Dana Rappoport Oral Literature, Gender, and Precedence in East Timor: Metaphysics in Narrative . By David Hicks . Copenhagen : Nias Press , 2020 . 190 pp. ISBN: 9788776942755 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022 Oral Literature, Gender...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (4): 1122–1124.
Published: 01 November 2007
...James Miller The Pristine Dao: Metaphysics in Early Daoist Discourse . By Thomas Michael . Albany : State University of New York Press , 2005 . xii , 170 pp. $64.50 (cloth); $21.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2007 2007 This clear and well...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (3): 527–529.
Published: 01 May 1984
...Francis H. Cook Process Metaphysics and Hua-yen Buddhism: A Critical Study of Cumulative Penetration vs. Interpenetration . By Steve Odin . Albany : State University of New York Press , 1982 . xxi, 242 pp. Notes, Glossary, Name Index, Subject Index. $33.50 (cloth); $10.95 (paper...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 39 (1): 188–189.
Published: 01 November 1979
...Musashi Tachikawa Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies. Vol. II: Indian Metaphysics and Epistemology: The Tradition of Nyāya-Vaiśesika up to Gangeśa . Edited by K. H. Potter . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1977 . xiii, 744 pp. Notes, Index. $30.00. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (1): 191–192.
Published: 01 February 1988
...Michael R. Rhum Muang Metaphysics: A Study of Northern Thai Myth and Ritual . By Richard Davis . Bangkok : Pandora Press , 1984 . 324 pp. Place and Emotion in Northern Thai Ritual Behavior . By Gehan Wijeyewardene . Bangkok : Pandora Press , 1982 . 274 pp. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 21 (1): 25–32.
Published: 01 November 1961
...Karl H. Potter Abstract Whatever the source of the generally accepted classification of Indian philosophical systems, its six divisions do not appear to most scholars in this field to stem from logic. As a systematic attempt to deal with theoretical problems of metaphysics, logic, epistemology...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 13 (1): 23–36.
Published: 01 November 1953
...R. P. Dore Abstract In the intellectual ferment which defeat and occupation brought to Japan the social sciences underwent a particular upheaval. The decade before the war had seen their development stultified by the officially enforced atmosphere of dogmatic moralism and irrational metaphysics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 647–666.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Marcia Yonemoto Abstract As key components of the “peculiar metaphysic of modernity,” geographers in nineteenth-century Japan began to remap the world in the name of science and “civilization” (Mitchell 1991, xii). What is often overlooked in this equation of the map with modernity, however...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 21–54.
Published: 01 February 2009
... narrative fiction “Prayers for Blessing,” which drew extensively on a Buddhist avadāna, the essay seeks to throw some new light on the familiar as well as unfamiliar sources relating to Lu Xun's life and works and to develop a new understanding of how the debates on science and metaphysics have developed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 39 (1): 95–110.
Published: 01 November 1979
... the inseparability of the metaphysical foundations of politics and the art of government as a daily routine. VOL. XXXIX, No. i JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES NOVEMBER 1979 Research Note The "Thought of Huang-Lao"a: A Reflection on the Lao Tzub and Huang Tic Texts in the Silk Manuscripts of Ma-wang-tuid Tu WEI-MING On 30...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (3): 491–519.
Published: 01 May 1985
...Chad Hansen Abstract Pre-Han philosophical tradition did not address issues for which the concept of truth was central. Classical Chinese philosophy had virtually no metaphysical theory. The theory of language was mainly pragmatic. The semantic doctrines that were developed focused on terms rather...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (4): 1114–1115.
Published: 01 November 1999
... and ahistoricism. The following brief but rich passage is illustrative of both the book's strengths and its weaknesses: At one time, metaphysics was regarded as conceptual poetry devoid of cognitive meanings by the logical positivists. But now it is found that even the principle of verifiability itself...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (4): 931–944.
Published: 01 August 1975
... kagaku no tanjō,” Iwamuni kōza, Nihon rekfshi , vol. 11, Kinsei , no. 3 (Tokyo, 1963), pp. 171–215, especially 185–192. 12 Kaibara's discussion of dualism runs throughout Taigiroku . The piece is organized so that Kaibara states in volume one his general views on Neo-Confucian metaphysics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (2): 411–412.
Published: 01 May 1989
... on the definition of metaphysical concepts and the validity of philosophical arguments or on the impact of Neo-Confucian rhetoric and writing on political behavior and institutions. Rarely have scholars treated Neo-Confucianism in Korea as a way of life. Michael Kalton is an exception. In this translation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 November 1977
... for spiritu- will connote to many of Tu's readers. al wholeness, however, is a major issue. Accord- Moreover, there is at least an apparent dis- ing to Tu, Wang Yang-ming was struggling to parity between Wang's own metaphysical termi- find "personal authenticity" (p. xii) and "new di- nology and Tu's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 February 1987
... into the concerns and procedures of classical Indian philosophy. Personal highlights for me included much interesting material on the history of Indian logic, a lucid treatment of the Navya-Nyaya ontology of properties, an illuminating discussion of the Jaina attempt to steer a middle way between the metaphysical...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (3): 824–825.
Published: 01 August 1998
..., has a bias toward Confucianism, dismisses Mozi as shallow and unimportant, interprets Daoism as an incomprehensible, antirational mysticism about the metaphysical absolute Dao, and generally interprets Chinese philosophy against a backdrop of Western presuppositions about mind and language. Hansen's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (4): 506–507.
Published: 01 August 1963
.... Notes, Index. Weber casts many fascinating sidelights, regardless of his metaphysical presuppositions. But his neo-Kantian subjectivism is underscored in his famous explanatory notion of charisma. Despite his warning that "It must be observed that psycho-physical difference is not the primary way...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 February 1987
... cloudy mysticism. However, at times Matilal seems to have a lingering positivistic suspicion of metaphysics. For example: "Too often Indian philosophy has been described as primarily metaphysical or theological in character and hence opposed to rational discussion" (Logic, Language and Reality, p. 77...