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Buddhism In Late Ch'ing Political Thought

1st Edition

By Sin-wai Chan

Routledge

192 pages

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Description

This book is basically an attempt to study the religious, cultural, and political significance of Buddhism in late Ch'ing intellectual thought through an examination of the writings of a few influential figures like Liang Ch'i-ch'ao, K'ang Yu-wei, Chang Ping-lin, and particularly T'an Ssu-t'ung.

Table of Contents

0. Introduction Part I: Buddhism and the Late Ch'ing Intellectuals 1. Buddhism in Nineteenth-Century China 2. Intellectuals and the Study of Buddhism Part II: The Buddhist Thought of T'an Ssu-t'ung 3. T'an Ssu-t'ung's Acceptance of Buddhism 4. The Buddhist Foundation of the Major Concepts in An Exposition of Benevolence 5. Buddhism and the Political Thought of T'an Ssu-t'ung Part III: Buddhism in China's Transitional Period 6. Chinese Intellectuals and Buddhism 7. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies