Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Xunzi and Mimamsa on the Source and Ground of Ritual: An Analogical Argument

Xunzi and Mimamsa on the Source and Ground of Ritual: An Analogical Argument <p>Abstract:</p><p>Using a method of analogical induction, I argue that the metaphysics of ritual in the <i>Xunzi</i> can be better understood by looking at parallels between the <i>Xunzi</i> and the work of thinkers of the Mimamsa school in the Indian tradition. I argue that this analogical reasoning gives us additional support for a robust (rather than anthropocentric) realist interpretation of ritual in the <i>Xunzi</i>, as opposed to a conventionalist account of ritual.</p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Philosophy East and West University of Hawai'I Press

Xunzi and Mimamsa on the Source and Ground of Ritual: An Analogical Argument

Philosophy East and West , Volume 68 (3) – Aug 8, 2018

Loading next page...
 
/lp/university-of-hawai-i-press/xunzi-and-mimamsa-on-the-source-and-ground-of-ritual-an-analogical-gq6cr10sb0
Publisher
University of Hawai'I Press
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 University of Hawai'i Press.
ISSN
1529-1898

Abstract

<p>Abstract:</p><p>Using a method of analogical induction, I argue that the metaphysics of ritual in the <i>Xunzi</i> can be better understood by looking at parallels between the <i>Xunzi</i> and the work of thinkers of the Mimamsa school in the Indian tradition. I argue that this analogical reasoning gives us additional support for a robust (rather than anthropocentric) realist interpretation of ritual in the <i>Xunzi</i>, as opposed to a conventionalist account of ritual.</p>

Journal

Philosophy East and WestUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Aug 8, 2018

There are no references for this article.