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"Reconsidering the Correlative Cosmology of Early China" (review)

"Reconsidering the Correlative Cosmology of Early China" (review) 72 China Review International: Vol. 11, No. 1, Spring 2004 current scholarship, it promises to broaden one's understanding of a number of issues and deserves deserves a wide readership. Robin R. Wang Robin R. Wang is the Director of Asian and Pacific Studies and assistant professor of philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, specializing in Chinese philosophy and studies of women in Chinese thought and culture. Magnus Fiskejö, editor. "Reconsidering the Correlative Cosmology of Early China." Special issue, Bulletin [of] The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities Östasiatiska Museet, Stockholm (Värnamo, Sweden: Fälth and Hässler), no. 72 (2000). 196 pp. Paperback, sek 400 (approx. $55.00), issn 0081­5691. Although the characterizations of early Chinese correlative cosmology differ in each of the six articles presented here, these characterizations generally refer to the view of the world in which existence and change are understood in terms of yin-yang and the Five Phases (earth, air, water, wood, and fire) and in which things of the same category are believed to be mutually responsive. Of these six articles, four are directly concerned with analyzing issues specific to this cosmology (those by Haun Saussy; Steve Farmer, John Henderson, and Michael Witzel [hereafter Farmer et http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

"Reconsidering the Correlative Cosmology of Early China" (review)

China Review International , Volume 11 (1) – Jan 18, 2004

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72 China Review International: Vol. 11, No. 1, Spring 2004 current scholarship, it promises to broaden one's understanding of a number of issues and deserves deserves a wide readership. Robin R. Wang Robin R. Wang is the Director of Asian and Pacific Studies and assistant professor of philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, specializing in Chinese philosophy and studies of women in Chinese thought and culture. Magnus Fiskejö, editor. "Reconsidering the Correlative Cosmology of Early China." Special issue, Bulletin [of] The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities Östasiatiska Museet, Stockholm (Värnamo, Sweden: Fälth and Hässler), no. 72 (2000). 196 pp. Paperback, sek 400 (approx. $55.00), issn 0081­5691. Although the characterizations of early Chinese correlative cosmology differ in each of the six articles presented here, these characterizations generally refer to the view of the world in which existence and change are understood in terms of yin-yang and the Five Phases (earth, air, water, wood, and fire) and in which things of the same category are believed to be mutually responsive. Of these six articles, four are directly concerned with analyzing issues specific to this cosmology (those by Haun Saussy; Steve Farmer, John Henderson, and Michael Witzel [hereafter Farmer et

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Published: Jan 18, 2004

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