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An Introduction to Chinese Philosophy: From Ancient Philosophy to Chinese Buddhism

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An Introduction to Chinese Philosophy unlocks the mystery of ancient Chinese philosophy and unravels the complexity of Chinese Buddhism by placing them in the contemporary context of discourse.

Elucidates the central issues and debates in Chinese philosophy, its different schools of thought, and its major philosophers.

Covers eight major philosophers in the ancient period,
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Hardcover, 434 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by Blackwell Publishing Professional
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Madeline
I've been using this as a kind of supplement while teaching the Chinese texts this semester. I think there are a lot of good things about it - it's meticulous, and Liu will often schematize arguments in a way that's probably useful for a lot of readers. (And would make it a good teaching resource.) It also gives good discussion of the secondary literature, the contemporary interpretations of the texts.

But there's something sort of anachronistic and vaguely uncharitable about a lot of Liu's analy
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