Interpretation and Intellectual Change: Chinese Hermeneutics in Historical Perspective

Transaction, 2005.

Edited by Ching-I Tu


Divided into six parts, corresponding to major periods of intellectual change in traditional and contemporary China, Interpretation and Intellectual Change deals with the development of Chinese hermeneutics, or the general principles of the Meaning of Language, from their beginnings to the twentieth century. The contributors address critical issues in the study of Chinese hermeneutics by focusing on key periods during which the hermeneutic tradition in China underwent significant changes.