6. Franklin Perkins on Excavated Texts

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In this interview, we learn how newly discovered texts are changing our understanding of Warring States period philosophy.



Further Reading

• F. Perkins, Leibniz and China: A Commerce of Light (Cambridge: 2004).

• F. Perkins and C.-Y. Cheng (eds), Chinese Philosophy in Excavated Early Texts, co-edited with Chung-ying Cheng (London: 2010).

• F. Perkins, Heaven and Earth are not Humane: The Problem of Evil in Classical Chinese Philosophy (Bloomington: 2014).

• F. Perkins, “The Mozi and the Daodejing,” Journal of Chinese Philosophy 41 (2014), 18–32.

• F. Perkins, “Divergences within the Lǎozǐ: A Study of Chapters 67-81,” T’oung Pao 100 (2014), 1-33.

• F. Perkins and C. Li (eds), Chinese Metaphysics and Its Problems (Cambridge: 2015).

• F. Perkins, Doing What You Really Want: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mengzi (Oxford: 2021).


dukeofethereal on 4 June 2024

I've noticed you haven't promoted this episode on social media

Hi professor, I've noticed you haven't posted this episode on Twitter and Facebook, you should to drive more interest to this wonderful interview by reminding your followers on social media, just post a 'ICYMI' post on twitter and on Facebook so people can tag this episode to other mutuals. 

Neville Park on 18 June 2024

This was a fascinating…

This was a fascinating episode; I always appreciate the ones about the texts themselves! 

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