Zhu Xi (Chu Hsi, Hsu Chi), 1130-1200. Confucian scholar and founder of the Neo-Confucian movement. Opposed Buddhist influences in Chinese thought, and based his own philosophy on a return to the Confucian canon. An intimate knowledge of his writings was required to pass state examinations in China and Korea until modern times.
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A 1922 translation of this philosopher's teachings, by J. Percy Bruce.
A summary of this thinker's doctrines and impact on Chinese intellectual history, by Duen Hsi Yen.
Chu Hsi and Divination
An academic paper by Kidder Smith, Jr., Peter K. Bol, Joseph A. Adler, and Don J. Wyatt. Discusses Hsu Chi's interpretation of the I Ching.
On Zhu Xi's Theory of Mind and Methods of Self-Cultivation
An excerpt from the 1990 book Sung Dynasty Uses of the I Ching.
Zhu Xi's Views on Human Nature
An article by Diana Lin. Emphasizes the Daoist and Buddhist influences in this philosopher's thought.
Zhu Zi Yu-lei
Draft translation of this work by Zhu Xi, presented by Patrick Edward Moran.
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