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Title Concepts of nature : a Chinese-European cross-cultural perspective / edited by Hans Ulrich Vogel and Günter Dux ; with an overview and introduction by Mark Elvin.
Imprint Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 566 pages) : illustrations
Series Conceptual history and Chinese linguistics, 2210-2884 ; v. 1
Conceptual history and Chinese linguistics ; v. 1.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Philosophy of nature -- China -- History -- Congresses.
Philosophy of nature -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Philosophy of nature -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Nature and civilization -- China -- History -- Congresses.
Nature and civilization -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Nature and civilization -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
China -- Intellectual life -- Congresses.
Science -- China -- History -- Congresses.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- Congresses.
Science -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
China.
Europe.
China
Europa
Rheine <2000>
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
History.
Contents ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS (Hans Ulrich Vogel); ABOUT THIS BOOK: RECONSIDERING A THEORY OF CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT (Günter Dux); List of Contributors; OVERVIEW (Mark Elvin); INTRODUCTIONS (Mark Elvin); THE GENESIS OF PHILOSOPHY IN THE HISTORY OF MIND: A CROSS-CULTURAL COMPARISON BETWEEN CLASSICAL GREECE AND CHINA (Günter Dux); THE UNIVERSE AS COSMOS: ON THE ONTOLOGY OF THE GREEK WORLD-IMAGE (Julián Pacho); THE NOTION OF CAUSALITY IN ARISTOTLE AND THE MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY OF NATURE: A DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH (Ulrich Wenzel); COSMOLOGY AND CONCEPTS OF NATURE IN TRADITIONAL CHINA (John B. Henderson)
THE MYRIAD THINGS: RANDOM THOUGHTS ON NATURE IN CHINA AND THE WEST (Wolfgang Kubin)ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MAN AND NATURE IN CHINA (Helwig Schmidt-Glintzer); INDEX.
Summary A collective masterpiece that illuminates premodern Chinese ways of thinking about Nature by comparing them with Europe's, thus also reshaping our understanding of the corresponding Western concepts, and using the frequent partial similarities in the context of overall contrasts to define the differences that have been historically critical.
Other Author Vogel, Hans Ulrich.
Dux, Günter.
Elvin, Mark.
Other Title Print version: Concepts of nature. Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004185265