ON THE TRANSMISSION OF KUAN-TZU BY P. VAN DER LOON University of Cambridge Students of Kuan-tzu, both in and outside China, have devoted more attention to the circumstances in which the text was first written than to the later stages of its transmission. In his mono- graph on the composition of Lo K6n-ts6 ti ? deals in turn with the different p'ien of the text, trying to date each of them by internal evidence I). In this way he seeks systematically to corroborate such doubts about authorship and homogeneity as had often been expressed before. He certainly makes out a strong case for studying the various parts of the present text individually, although the conclusions he reaches can only be provisional. The same method was followed by Haloun, who published critical studies of p'ien 59 (Ti tza-z chih Q$ Tift) and 55 shou jt One cannot however be too careful in choosing criteria for dating the separate sections. Lo K?n-ts6 does not take suf- ficient account of the possibility that many readings in the present text may be due to later corruption instead of being original features of the respective p'1'en. For instance, one of his arguments for
T'oung Pao – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 1952
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