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War With China

Author : David C. Gompert
ISBN : 9780833091574
Genre : History
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In the event of a Sino-U.S. war, intense conventional counterforce attacks could inflict heavy losses and costs on both sides, so leaders need options to contain and terminate fighting. As it takes steps to reduce the likelihood of war with China, the United States must prepare for one by reducing force vulnerabilities, increasing counter–anti-access and area-denial capabilities, and using economic and international effects to its advantage.
Category: History

Thinking From The Han

Author : David L. Hall
ISBN : 0791436136
Genre : Philosophy
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Examines the issues of self (including gender), truth, and transcendence in classical Chinese and Western philosophy.
Category: Philosophy

Understanding Emotion In Chinese Culture

Author : Louise Sundararajan
ISBN : 9783319182216
Genre : Psychology
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This mind-opening take on indigenous psychology presents a multi-level analysis of culture to frame the differences between Chinese and Western cognitive and emotive styles. Eastern and Western cultures are seen here as mirror images in terms of rationality, relational thinking, and symmetry or harmony. Examples from the philosophical texts of Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, and classical poetry illustrate constructs of shading and nuancing emotions in contrast to discrete emotions and emotion regulation commonly associated with traditional psychology. The resulting text offers readers bold new understandings of emotion-based states both familiar (intimacy, solitude) and unfamiliar (resonance, being spoiled rotten), as well as larger concepts of freedom, creativity, and love. Included among the topics: The mirror universes of East and West. In the crucible of Confucianism. Freedom and emotion: Daoist recipes for authenticity and creativity. Chinese creativity, with special focus on solitude and its seekers. Savoring, from aesthetics to the everyday. What is an emotion? Answers from a wild garden of knowledge. Understanding Emotion in Chinese Culture has a wealth of research and study potential for undergraduate and graduate courses in affective science, cognitive psychology, cultural and cross- cultural psychology, indigenous psychology, multicultural studies, Asian psychology, theoretical and philosophical psychology, anthropology, sociology, international psychology, and regional studies.
Category: Psychology

Early China Ancient Greece

Author : Steven Shankman
ISBN : 9780791488942
Genre : Philosophy
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The first edited volume in Sino-Hellenic studies, this book compares early Chinese and ancient Greek thought and culture.
Category: Philosophy

China Exchange News

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ISBN : OSU:32435021192315
Genre : China
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A review of education, science, and academic relations with the PRC.
Category: China

Thinking Through Confucian Modernity

Author : Sébastien Billioud
ISBN : 9789004215535
Genre : Philosophy
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This book explores a pivotal dimension of Mou Zongsan’s philosophy—that is, his project of reconstructing a moral metaphysics based largely on a dialogue between reinterpreted Chinese thought and Kantism—and thoroughly analyzes a number of his most paradigmatic concepts.
Category: Philosophy

Thinking Through Confucius

Author : David L. Hall
ISBN : 0887063764
Genre : Philosophy
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Thinking Through Confucius critically interprets the conceptual structure underlying Confucius' philosophical reflections. It also investigates "thinking," or "philosophy" from the perspective of Confucius. That authors suggest that an examination of Chinese philosophy may provide an alternative definition of philosophy that can be used to address some of the pressing issues of the Western cultural tradition.
Category: Philosophy

Hearings

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs
ISBN : UOM:39015051405689
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Thinking Chinese Translation

Author : Valerie Pellatt
ISBN : 9781136954481
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Thinking Chinese Translation is a practical and comprehensive course for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of Chinese. Thinking Chinese Translation explores the ways in which memory, general knowledge, and creativity (summed up as ‘schema’) contribute to the linguistic ability necessary to create a good translation. The course develops the reader’s ability to think deeply about the texts and to produce natural and accurate translations from Chinese into English. A wealth of relevant illustrative material is presented, taking the reader through a number of different genres and text types of increasing complexity including: technical, scientific and legal texts journalistic and informative texts literary and dramatic texts. Each chapter provides a discussion of the issues of a particular text type based on up-to-date scholarship, followed by practical translation exercises. The chapters can be read independently as research material, or in combination with the exercises. The issues discussed range from the fine detail of the text, such as punctuation, to the broader context of editing, packaging and publishing translations. Major aspects of teaching and learning translation, such as collaboration, are also covered. Thinking Chinese Translation is essential reading for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of Chinese and translation studies. The book will also appeal to a wide range of language students and tutors through the general discussion of the principles and purpose of translation.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Chinese Thought

Author : Roel Sterckx
ISBN : 9780141984841
Genre : Social Science
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An engrossing history of ancient Chinese philosophy and culture from an eminent Cambridge expert We are often told that the twenty-first century is bound to become China's century. Never before has Chinese culture been so physically, digitally, economically or aesthetically present in everyday Western life. But how much do we really know about its origins and key beliefs? How did the ancient Chinese think about the world? In this enlightening book, Roel Sterckx, one of the foremost experts in Chinese thought, takes us through centuries of Chinese history, from Confucius to Daoism to the Legalists. The great questions that have occupied China's brightest minds were not about who and what we are, but rather how we should live our lives, how we should organise society and how we can secure the well-being of those who live with us and for whom we carry responsibility. With evocative examples from philosophy, literature and everyday life, Sterckx shows us how the ancient Chinese have shaped the thinking of a civilization that is now influencing our own.
Category: Social Science

New Catholic Encyclopedia

Author : Catholic University of America
ISBN : UOM:39076002331788
Genre : Religion
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Category: Religion

Thinking Through Rituals

Author : Kevin Schilbrack
ISBN : 0415290597
Genre : Religion
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Thinking Through Rituals explores religious ritual acts and their connection to meaning and truth, building upon their special status as virtually pure forms of belief in action.
Category: Religion

Chinese Affairs

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105118909345
Genre : China
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Category: China