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作者 Sterckx, Roel
書名 The Animal and the Daemon in Early China
出版項 Albany : State University of New York Press, 2002
©2002
國際標準書號 9780791489154 (electronic bk.)
9780791452691
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說明 1 online resource (388 pages)
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系列 SUNY Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture Ser
SUNY Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture Ser
附註 Intro -- The Animal and the Daemon in Early China -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- Introduction: Contextualizing Animals -- The Animal and the Daemon -- Animals as Images -- 1. Defining Animals -- Problems of Definition -- Animals in Texts -- Naming Animals and Animal Names -- Conclusion -- 2. Animals and Officers -- Managing Animals -- Ritual Animals -- Animals and Spirits -- Calendrical Animals -- Conclusion -- 3. Categorizing Animals -- Qi and Blood -- Yinyang and the Five Phases: Correlative Taxonomies -- Toward a Moral Taxonomy -- Conclusion -- 4. The Animal and Territory -- Animal Patterns as Social Patterns -- Animals and Territory -- Animals beyond Territory -- Conclusion -- 5. Transforming the Beasts -- Animals and the Origins of Music -- Animals, Music, and Moral Transformation -- The Transformation of Animals through Virtue -- Moral Hybrids -- "Speaking with Birds and Beasts" -- Conclusion -- 6. Changing Animals -- A Cosmogony of Change -- Demonic Transformations -- Functional Metamorphosis -- Autonomous Transformations -- Symbolic Metamorphosis -- Portentous Transformations -- Metamorphosing Agents -- Critique of Change -- Conclusion -- 7. Strange Animals -- Defining the Strange -- Interpreting the Strange -- Confucius Names the Beasts -- When the Grackos Nest in Lu -- The Dog as Daemon -- The Capture of the White Unicorn -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- NOTES -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Sterckx, Roel The Animal and the Daemon in Early China Albany : State University of New York Press,c2002 9780791452691
主題 Human-animal relationships -- China.;Animals and civilization -- China
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