Item #63700 Moral enlightenment. Leibniz and Wolff on China. Julia Ching, Willard G. Oxtoby.
Moral enlightenment. Leibniz and Wolff on China
Moral enlightenment. Leibniz and Wolff on China

Moral enlightenment. Leibniz and Wolff on China

Nettetal: Steyler Verlag, 1992. First edition, 8vo, pp. x, [2], 288, [6] ads; 32 pages of facsimiles, several illustrations in the text; fine copy in original green cloth printed in white. Without a dust jacket, as issued. Monumenta Serica Monograph Series XXVI. "The German philosophers Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) and Christian Wolff (1679-1754) were among the admirers of Chinese thought and civilization. Leibniz contribution to the Western understanding of China was mainly metaphysical and religious. His younger contemporary and friend Wolff focused on Chinese ethics, concentrating on the practical morality and political ideals of Confucius. Julia Ching and Willard G. Oxtoby present English translations of important texts related to China by Leibniz and Wolff, accompanied by two introductory essays on the philosophical and historical context" (publisher's blurb). Item #63700

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