Wang Yangming

[New Entry by Bryan Van Norden on July 11, 2014.] Wang Yangming (1472 - 1529) was a Chinese statesman, general, and Neo - Confucian philosopher. He was one of the leading critics of the orthodox
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[New Entry by Bryan Van Norden on July 11, 2014.] Wang Yangming (1472 - 1529) was a Chinese statesman, general, and Neo - Confucian philosopher. He was one of the leading critics of the orthodox Neo - Confucianism of Zhu Xi (1130 - 1200). Wang is perhaps best known for his doctrine of the "unity of knowing and acting."...

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