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Chinese Philosophy Under the Influence of Western Philosophy

  • Yijie Tang
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Part of the China Academic Library book series (CHINALIBR)

Abstract

Originally, there was no such a word as “philosophy” or zhe xue in the Chinese language. The term zhe xue was coined by a Japanese scholar Nishi Amane (1829–97), who borrowed the two Chinese characters zhe (“wisdom”) and xue (“study”) to refer to “philosophy” originated in Ancient Greece and Rome.

Keywords

Chinese Philosophy Western Philosophy Traditional Chinese Thinking Xiong Shili Feng Youlan 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore and Foreign Language Teaching and Research Publishing Co., Ltd 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yijie Tang
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  1. 1.Peking UniversityBeijingChina

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