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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

Asia Times

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”.

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