Comparative Philosophy: Chinese and Western

[Revised entry by David Wong on December 8, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Comparative philosophy brings together philosophical traditions that have developed in relative isolation
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[Revised entry by David Wong on December 8, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Comparative philosophy brings together philosophical traditions that have developed in relative isolation from one another and that are defined quite broadly along cultural and regional lines - Chinese versus Western, for example. Several main issues about the commensurability of philosophical traditions make up the subject matter of comparative philosophy. One issue is methodological commensurability -- whether and how comparisons between different philosophical...

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