Chinese Wisdom Alive : Vignettes of Life-Thinking Hardback
China deeply enters "here now" to make sense of life's ongoing millennia fresh.
China thinks as it tropes along myriad things in life world, their opposites and levels interpenetrating.
China thinks story-way to express all things inter-weaving into history, an "open system" that keeps growing.
Chinese wisdom is alive today millennia young. The West is objective; China is intersubjective. The West is logically systematic; China coherently story-thinks to compose history.
Western philosophy is analytically abstract; Chinese wisdom is actually sensible.
As existence is inter-existence, so China welcomes the West to interculture equally, globally.
Filled with concrete stories in depth, this volume has four parts.
Part I depicts Chinese wisdom as not prudence or theories but "vignettes of life-thinking", to present thinking in shifting actuality.
Part II sketches heart-logic pulsing in seasons, to cyclone-breathe things as music-historic reason in Chinese Wisdom Alive.
Part III depicts such story-thinking that musically includes all, melodious and dissonant, to undergo pain to comprehend all, factual, historical, futuristic, and imagined.
Part IV shows how Chinese wisdom is alive today, rooted in its tradition millennia fresh, in ten abiding features cosmic-concrete, making sense intercultural.
Such Chinese wisdom is so alive today as to be resiliently comical, chanting odes to the ultimate joy of heartbeat alive, thriving precisely on joys and bloody tragedies of days and ages.
No usual logic can parse such "musical reason" singing through pain and death through time, birthing without ceasing.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 500 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 22/09/2010
- Category: Oriental & Indian philosophy
- ISBN: 9781608768714