This ambitious book presents a new interpretation of Chinese thought guided both by a philosopher's sense of mystery and by a sound philosophical theory of meaning. That dual goal, Hansen argues, requires a unified translation theory. It must provide a single coherent account of the issues that motivated both the recently untangled Chinese linguistic analysis and the familiar moral-political disputes. Hansen's unified approach uncovers a philosophical sophistication in Daoism that traditional accounts have overlooked.How can we make the distinctions needed to use a word correctly in following directionsa#39;? A traditional Westem mental ... or ideographic language. We assume that the pictographic nature of this language removes the interpretive problem.
|Title||:||A Daoist Theory of Chinese Thought:A Philosophical Interpretation|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 1992-12-31|