The unique features of Hui Shi's thought: A comparative study between Hui Shi and other pre-Qin philosophers
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Chinese Philosophy 24 (2):231-253 (1997)
Hui Shi (370-310B.C.E.?) is a unique one among the pre-Qin scholars. The object and orientation of his scholarship emphasized on “chasing after the materials” or the research for objective knowledge of natural things. He shows a tendency of tolerating and advocating diversity and variety, and intentionally pursuing new and unusual ideas. In certain degree he judges the value of knowledge by its truthfulness rather than its usefulness. As pointed out by Wing-tsit Chan, Hui shi represents a “tendency in ancient China toward intellectualism for its own sake”.
|Keywords||Hui Shi pre-Qin philosophy the school of logicians sophism|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Keli Fang (ed.) (2003). Zhongguo Zhe Xue He 21 Shi Ji Wen Ming Zou Xiang: Di 12 Jie Guo Ji Zhongguo Zhe Xue Da Hui Lun Wen Ji Zhi Si = Chinese Philosophy and the Trends of the 21st Century Civilization. [REVIEW] Shang Wu Yin Shu Guan.
Chad Hansen (2003). The Relatively Happy Fish. Asian Philosophy 13 (2 & 3):145 – 164.
Shengzhang Li (2006). Shi Shi Qiu Shi Yan Jiu De Xin Shi Jiao: Shi Shi Qiu Shi Shi Makesi Zhu Yi Zui Gen Ben De Li Lun Te Zheng. Zhongguo Ke Xue Ji Shu Da Xue Chu Ban She.
James D. Sellmann (1999). The Origin and Role of the State According to the Li Shi Chunqiu. Asian Philosophy 9 (3):193 – 218.
Xing Wen (2008). The "Feng," "Ya," and "Song" in Pre-Qin Poetry (Shi) Studies. Contemporary Chinese Thought 39 (4):61-69.
Yijie Tang, Brian Bruya & Haiming Wen (2003). Emotion in Pre-Qin Ruist Moral Theory: An Explanation of "Dao Begins in Qing". Philosophy East and West 53 (2):271-281.
Tang Yijie, Brian Bruya & Hai-ming Wen (2003). Emotion in Pre-Qin Ruist Moral Theory: An Explanation of "Dao Begins in Qing". Philosophy East and West 53 (2):271-281.
Yulie Lou (2006). Hu Shi's Study of Chinese Medieval Intellectual History. Frontiers of Philosophy in China 1 (1):66-78.
Soon-Ja Yang (2011). Shen Dao's Own Voice in the Shenzi Fragments. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 10 (2):187-207.
Norman Y. Teng (2006). The Relatively Happy Fish Revisited. Asian Philosophy 16 (1):39 – 47.
Added to index2010-08-10
Total downloads216 ( #3,083 of 1,411,338 )
Recent downloads (6 months)76 ( #902 of 1,411,338 )
How can I increase my downloads?