Franklin

The Chinese philosophy of fate / Yixia Wei ; translated by Weidong Wang.

Author/Creator:
Wei, Yixia, author.
Publication:
Singapore : Springer, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
x, 222 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Fate and fatalism -- History.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Philosophy, Chinese.
Fate and fatalism.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
The traditional Chinese philosophy of fate is conceptualized into the "unification of Heaven and man". Different interpretations of the inter-relationships between Heaven, man and their unification mark different schools of the traditional Chinese philosophy. This book identifies 14 different schools of theories in this regard. And by analyzing these schools and theories, it summarizes the basic characteristics of traditional Chinese philosophy, compares the Chinese philosophy of fate with the Western one, and discusses the relationship between philosophy and man's fate.
Contents:
The theory of heaven's arbitrary will
The theory of the causality of divine destiny
A modified vision of divine determination
On respecting life and accepting fate
The destiny theory of separation of heaven from man
Fatalism of heaven-mankind interaction
Natural fatalism
Subjection to destiny
Natural and hedonist subjection to destiny
A natural attitude towards life and health
The theory of destiny in righteousness
The duality of fate theory
The theory of fate being created by man of high stature
Mind creates fate theory.
Notes:
"Jointly published with Heilongjiang Education Press"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-222).
Contributor:
Wang, Weidong, translator.
ISBN:
9789811043697
9811043698
OCLC:
994234055
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