Chinese Ideas about Nature and Society

Studies in Honour of Derk Bodde


Edited by Charles Le Blanc and Susan Blader

ISBN : 978-962-209-189-4

Sciences, Technology

May 1987

360 pages, 6.5″ x 9.5″

  • HK$298.00

Also available in Paperback HK$240.00

The universe, in Chinese eyes, is a harmonious organism; its pattern of movement is inherent and not imposed from without; and the world of man, being a part of the universe, follows a similar pattern. (Derk Bodde, armony and Conflict in Chinese Philosophy). The main theme that pervades this Festschrift, written by fellow-scholars and students of Bodde for his seventy-fifth birthday, is that of the proper ordering of the universe as it obtains in the Chinese tradition.