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|Title||:||The I Ching or Book of Changes|
|Author||:||Anonymous, Richard Wilhelm, Cary F. Baynes, C.G. Jung|
|Publisher||:||Princeton University Press|
|Number of Pages||:||740|
|Category||:||Philosophy, Classics, Religion, China, Spirituality, Psychology|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The I Ching or Book of Changes The i I Ching i or Book of Changes is one of the st efforts of the human mind to place itself within the universe It has exerted a living influence in China for years and interest in it has spread in the West .
Set down in the dawn of history as a book of oracles the Book of Changes deepened in meaning when ethical values were attached to the oracular pronouncements it became a book of wisdom eventually one of the Five Classics of Confucianism and provided the common source for both Confucianist and Taoist philosophy .
Wilhelm s rendering of the i I Ching i into German published in presented it for the st time in a form intelligible to the general reader Wilhelm who translated many other ancient Chinese works and who wrote several books on Chinese philosophy and civilization long resided in China His close association with its cultural leaders gave him a unique understanding of the text of the i I Ching i In the English translation every effort has been made to preserve Wilhelm s pioneering insight into the spirit of the original .
This rd edition completely reset contains a new forward by Hellmut Wilhelm one of the most eminent American scholars of Chinese culture He discusses his father s textual methods and summarizes recent studies of the i I Ching i both in the West and in present day China The new edition contains minor textual corrections bibliographical revisions and an index