One and Many: A Comparative Study of Plato's Philosophy and Daoism Represented by Ge Hong

Paperback: $27.00
ISBN-13: 9780824835545
Published: November 2011

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400 pages | 53 illus.
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  • About the Book
  • Is the world one or many? Ji Zhang revisits this ancient philosophical question from the modern perspective of comparative studies. His investigation stages an intellectual exchange between Plato, founder of the Academy, and Ge Hong, who systematized Daoist belief and praxis. Zhang not only captures the tension between rational Platonism and abstruse Daoism, but also creates a bridge between the two.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Jiayan Zhang, Author