The I Ching in Late-Choson Thought

  title={The I Ching in Late-Choson Thought},
  author={Wai-ming Ng},
  journal={Korean Studies},
  pages={53 - 68}
  • Wai-ming Ng
  • Published 2000
  • History
  • Korean Studies
  • The I ching (Book of changes) played an important role in the development of Korean thought and culture. This research examines the impact of the I ching on late-Choson Confucianism. It attempts to deepen our understanding of late-Choson Confucianism through a textual examination of its I ching scholarship, focusing on the Chu Hsi school in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and the school of practical learning (sirhak) in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The characteristics of I… CONTINUE READING
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