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Summary Yan Yuan 顏元 (1635-1704). A critic of methods of moral cultivation that depend on textual analysis and abstract reflection, and an opponent of the speculative metaphysics that dominated Chinese thought after the rise of Buddhism and Neo-Confucianism.
Key works Yan Yuan's major philosophical works include Preserving Human Nature (Cun xing bian 存性編) and Preserving Learning (Cun xue bian 存學編). Of these, only Preserving Learning has been translated into English, in Yan 1972.
Introductions Ivanhoe 2000 (ch. 6)
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  1. Yan Xizhai Zhe Xue Si Xiang Shu.Dengyuan Chen - 1989
  2. Yan Li Xue Pai Wen Ku.Shanbang Chen & Ziping Deng (eds.) - 2009 - Hebei Jiao Yu Chu Ban She.
    v. 1 - 2. Yan Yuan wen ji -- v. 3 - 4. Li Gong wen ji -- v. 5. Yan shi xue ji. Yan Xizhai zhe xue si xiang shu -- v. 6. Yan Xizhai he Du Wei zhe xue si xiang ji jiao yu si xiang de bi jiao yan jiu. Yan Li xue pai -- v. 7. Yan Yuan ping zhuan. Yan Yuan yu Li Gong -- v. 8. Li Gong ping zhuan. Li Gong si xiang yan (...)
  3. Jie Shi de Zhuan Xiang Yu Ru Xue Chong Jian: Yan Li Xue Pai Dui Si Shu de Jie Du.Qinglian Gao - 2011 - Guangdong Ren Min Chu Ban She.
  4. Confucian Moral Self Cultivation, 2nd Ed.Philip J. Ivanhoe - 2000 - Hackett.
    A concise and accessible introduction to the moral philosophy of Kongzi (Confucius), Mengzi (Mencius), Xunzi, Zhu Xi, Wang Yangming, Yan Yuan and Dai Zhen.
  5. Selbstkultivierung Und Weltgestaltung: Die Praxiologische Philosophie des Yan Yuan (1635-1704).Thomas Tabery - 2009 - Harrassowitz.
  6. Yan Li Xue de Xing Cheng Yu Chuan Bo Yan Jiu.Chunyang Wang - 2009 - Qi Lu Shu She.
  7. Preservation of Learning (Trans. Mansfield Freeman).Yuan Yan - 1972 - Monumenta Serica at the University of California.
  8. Preservation of Learning = Ts Un Hsüeh Pien : With an Introduction on His Life and Thought.Yuan Yan & Mansfield Freeman - 1972 - Monumenta Serica at the University of California.
  9. Yan Yuan, Li Gong Ping Zhuan.Yilu Zhu - 2006 - Nanjing da Xue Chu Ban She.
  10. The Epistemology of Yan Yuan.Chao Zongzheng - 1980 - Contemporary Chinese Thought 11 (4):3-21.
    The progressive thinker of the late Ming, early Qing dynasties, the famous materialist philosopher Yan Yuan , made an important contribution to the history of Chinese philosophy with his practical studies of public affairs in which he fiercely attacked Song and Ming neo-Confucianism and promoted "real writing, real action, real substance, and real functions.".