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Five Classics of Fengshui free pdf Michael Paton traces the theoretical development of this form of spiritual geography through full translations of major texts, including 'Burial Classic of Qing Wu' and 'Yellow Emperor's Classic of House Siting'. This theoretical development is analysed through the lens of history, philosophy and sociology of science in an attempt to address Joseph Needham's conundrum of the 'great beauty of the siting' in traditional China being based of such a 'grossly superstitious system' and to understand what part fengshui played in the environmental history of China.

About Michael Paton

Michael Paton, PhD (1996), University of Sydney, is an honorary associate of the School of Economics at that university. He has published many articles on the history and philosophy of science in China including 'Fengshui: a continuation of the art of swindlers?' (Journal of Chinese Philosophy, 2007).

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Author : Michael Paton
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 31 May 2013
ISBN : 9004249869
EAN : 9789004249868
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 424 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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