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Human Nature, Ritual, and History: Studies in Xunzi and Chinese Philosophy (Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy) Hardcover – February 15, 2005

ISBN-13: 978-0813213859 ISBN-10: 0813213851

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Product Details

  • Series: Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy (Book 43)
  • Hardcover: 406 pages
  • Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press (February 15, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813213851
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813213859
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.6 x 1.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,166,336 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Cua's total body of work on Xunzi is the deepest and richest work in English on this thinker.... Cua is one of the great senior figures in the field, and this book will be a useful reference in courses in Chinese and comparative studies."

About the Author

Antonio S. Cua is Professor Emeritus in the School of Philosophy at The Catholic University of America. He is the author of numerous books, including Moral Vision and Tradition and Ethical Argumentation: A Study of Hsun Tzu's Moral Epistemology. He also serves as the coeditor of the Journal of Chinese Philosophy, associate editor of the International Journal of Philosophy, and editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of Chinese Philosophy.

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