The ‘real’ story is the less obvious
Posted by seumasach on July 20, 2012
Three Ways of Thought in Ancient China by Arthur Waley
Reviewed by Dmitry Shlapentokh
21st July, 2012
The reviewer’s task could be manifold. One aspect could be the attraction of the reader’s attention to that part of the book that he might gloss over without understanding its centrality, or at least importance, for the narrative. And this would be the case withThree Ways of Thought in Ancient China on several ancient classical Chinese philosophers: Chuang Tzu and Mencius and those who in the book are called “the realists”.