Evolutionism through Chinese Eyes: Yan Fu, Ma Junwu and Their translations of Darwinian Evolutionism

@article{Shen2015EvolutionismTC,
  title={Evolutionism through Chinese Eyes: Yan Fu, Ma Junwu and Their translations of Darwinian Evolutionism},
  author={T. Shen},
  journal={The ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts},
  year={2015},
  volume={22},
  pages={49}
}
  • T. Shen
  • Published 2015
  • Philosophy
  • The ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts
The huge impact that Darwinian Evolutionism has effected over Chinese intellectuals through Yan Fu's translation of Huxley's "Evolution and Ethics" into the Tianyanlun, is in fact based on Chinese traditional worldview on the one hand and the novel ideas it brings to the Chinese mind facing the challenge of transition. However, Yan Fu's translation is not as scientific as it should be when dealing with Huxley's discourse. Ma Junwu's translation of Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" attempts to… Expand
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