"The Yi River Commentary on the Book of Changes" by Cheng Yi

The Yi River Commentary on the Book of Changes Cheng Yi, L. Michael Harrington, Robin R. Wang

Series:
World Thought in Translation
Format:
Hardback
Publication date:
09 Jul 2019
ISBN:
9780300218077
Imprint:
Yale University Press
Dimensions:
592 pages: 235 x 156mm
Illustrations:
67 b-w illus.

A translation of a key commentary on perhaps the most broadly influential text of classical China

This book is a translation of one of the most influential commentaries on the I Ching (Yijing), which first appeared as a divination text in Zhou-dynasty China (1122–256 BCE) and later became a work of cosmology, philosophy, and political theory as commentators supplied it with new meanings.

Cheng Yi (1033–1107) was a Confucian philosopher of Song-dynasty China. L. Michael Harrington is associate professor of philosophy at Duquesne University. Robin R. Wang is professor of philosophy and director of Asian and Pacific studies at Loyola Marymount University.