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Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese

by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

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Published by University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Chinese

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMonograph of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy ; 4
    ContributionsHenry Rosemont (Translator), Daniel J. Cook (Translator)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2591. L47E5 1977
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8161001M
    ISBN 100824805429
    ISBN 109780824805425

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Discourse on the natural theology of the Chinese (Monograph of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy ; 4) Paperback – January 1, by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (Author), Jr.

Henry Rosemont (Translator), Daniel J. Cook (Translator) & 0 moreCited by: Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese. By Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (–). By Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (–). Translated by Henry RosemontJr., and Daniel J. Cook. Honolulu: The University Press of Hawaii (Monographs of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy, No.

4), ix, pp. Introduction, Notes, Commentary, Appendix, Selected. Get this from a library. Discourse on the natural theology of the Chinese. [Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Henry Rosemont; Daniel J Cook]. naturelle des Chinois (Discourse on the natural theology of the Chinese), also known as Lettre sur la philosophie chinoise a M.

de Remond.2 This treatise was probably written between November and January or March of And the inter-change with Clarke occurred between November and October Both the.

Focuses on the book 'Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese,' by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and the controversy between Leibniz and Clarke.

Significance of the controversy to the Newtonian system; Summary of the refutation of Leibniz of the Newtonian position; Parts of the book which illustrate the parallels with the controversy. Russell Hatton - - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 14 (4) Leibniz' "Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese" and the Leibniz-Clarke Controversy.

Albert Ribas - - Philosophy East and West 53 (1)Buy the book: $ used (68% off) $ new (35%. Leibniz was writing his Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese as the Leibniz-Clarke Controversy developed. Both were terminated by his death.

These two fronts show interesting doctrinal correlations. The first is Leibniz' concern for the ''decadence of natural religion.'' The dispute with Clarke began with it, and the Discourse is a defense of Chinese natural religion in order.

Leibniz was writing his Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese as the Leibniz-Clarke Controversy developed. Both were terminated by his death. These two fronts show interesting doctrinal Author: Albert Ribas.

This chapter discusses Henry Rosemont's approach to Leibniz and his perception of the latter's philosophical and political role in his period.

It briefly summarizes some of the main arguments in the writings of Leibniz on China, especially his famous “Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese.” The chapter ends by offering some afterthoughts on the prospects of global ecumenism as.

Remarks on Chinese Rites and Religion (), and Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese (). Cook and Rosemont have included a splendid introduction to the collection, which describes the historical and theological background of Leibniz's China writings, placing them (mainly) in.

Natural theology is a type of theological discourse in which the existence and attributes of the deity are discussed in terms of what can be known through natural reason, in contradistinction (though not necessarily in opposition) to knowledge derived from special revelation.

A Discourse Of Natural Theology Hardcover – J by Henry Brougham (Author) See all 44 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Cited by: Discourse on Chinese natural theology - letter from Leibniz on Chinese philosophy to N.

De Remond, Director of the Duke Regent and Ambassador introducer []. suggesting that “all theology is natural theology” – at least in one sense of the word. My aim is twofold, namely to contribute to reformed discourse on natural theology but also to bring insights from Calvin’s Institutes into play in the context of contemporary science and theology discourse on natural theology.

Leibniz was writing his Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese as the Leibniz-Clarke Controversy developed. Both were terminated by his death. These two fronts show interesting doctrinal correlations.

The first is Leibniz’ concern for the “decadence of natural religion”. Leibniz' writings on China, particularly his Discours sur la théologie naturelle des Chinois (/), count among the most important works of this global thinker.

There have been a growing number of editions and translations of the texts – from Chinese to : Wenchao Li.

Leibniz and Confucianism: The Search for Accord, and: Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese (review) Edward J. Machle; Journal of the History of Philosophy; Johns Hopkins University Press; Vol Number 4, October ; pp.

; /hph; Review ; View Citation; Additional InformationAuthor: Edward J. Machle. Natural theology, once also termed physico-theology, is a type of theology that provides arguments for the existence of God based on reason and ordinary experience of nature. This distinguishes it from revealed theology, which is based on scripture and/or religious experiences, also from transcendental theology, which is based on a priori reasoning.

It is thus a type of philosophy, with the. The Manuscripts and Their Translations -- Preface to the Novissima Sinica (\/99) -- On the Civil Cult of Confucius () -- Remarks on Chinese Rites and Religion () -- Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese () -- Appendix: Transcription Conversion Table.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a.

A-Discourse-of-Natural-Theology-Showing-the-Nature-of-the-Evidence-And-the-Adv. Thomas Aquinas, Classical Culture, and China. There is a parallel to be drawn between the Jesuits in China in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and current Chinese interest in the thought of Thomas Aquinas.

Jesuits came to China as missionaries, hoping to spread the Gospel of Christ and to seek converts among those whom they met. The last tract Leibniz was writing on his death bed, inwas titled Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese.

Now that Russia and China are co-operating again, and presenting a joint challenge to the Western order, some of Leibniz’s world views and approaches to realising them seem prophetic, for better or worse.

∎.the Book of Changes (Yi Jing) and the binary system of mathematics. In both the Remarks on Chinese Rites and Religion () and the Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese (), Leibniz remarked on the discovery he and Bouvet made of the exact correspondence between binary arithmetic and “the characters of Fohi,” the.