Chapter 2. Classical China

  1. Dale Jamieson
  1. Karyn L. Lai

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch2

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

How to Cite

Lai, K. L. (2001) Classical China, in A Companion to Environmental Philosophy (ed D. Jamieson), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557869104

Online ISBN: 9780470751664

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Keywords:

  • chinese history;
  • naturalistic aspects;
  • ethical conduct;
  • economic problem;
  • government

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The background: correlative thinking

  • Tian

  • Wuxing (five elements) and yin-yang (yin and yang)

  • Dao

  • Qi (stuff)

  • Chinese Buddhism and the Buddhist view of nature