The Changes as a Mirror of the Mind : The Evolution of the Zhouyi ( 周易 ) in China and Beyond ”

@inproceedings{Smith2010TheCA,
  title={The Changes as a Mirror of the Mind : The Evolution of the Zhouyi ( 周易 ) in China and Beyond ”},
  author={Richard J Smith and Nancy Rupp},
  year={2010}
}
A nineteenth century Chinese commentary on the Yijing (易經) states succinctly: “The Changes is the mirror of men’s minds” (易者人心之鏡也).”2 In other words, there are as many versions of the Yijing as there are readers of the document and commentators upon it.3 According to the editors of late imperial China’s most important literary compilation, the Complete Collection of the Four Treasuries (四庫全書; hereafter, the Four Treasuries), interpreting the Yijing is like playing chess, no two games are alike… CONTINUE READING