Chinese Mind

Covering everything from the importance of Confucius, the great Chinese philosopher, to the influence of foreign fast food and video games, this book provides a wide-ranging glimpse into the seemingly opaque Chinese mind.

Author: Boye Lafayette De Mente

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9781462900411

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

View: 949

Download →

The Chinese: understanding a people and their culture through key words and language. The Chinese Mind pinpoints areas of China's traditional values and behaviors that play a significant role in the business and social relationships of the Chinese. It also identifies key areas of Chinese culture that have changed as a result of the adoption of a market-based economy and other elements of Western culture. It includes discussion topics and questions, along with an extensive selection of Chinese "code words" that explain the essence and role of key elements of the traditional culture that have survived into modern times. Covering everything from the importance of Confucius, the great Chinese philosopher, to the influence of foreign fast food and video games, this book provides a wide-ranging glimpse into the seemingly opaque Chinese mind. The Chinese Mind is an excellent overview of Chinese tradition, history, and culture that is perfect for the classroom, tourists or outsiders living or doing business in China. Some of the vital concepts explored here include: Yin and Yang, the search for balance in all things Mianji, the importance of face Hong, looking at things holistically De, the power of virtue Guo cui, the national essence of the Chinese Zhong fu, the pursuit of insight Bi, unity the Chinese way

Related Books

Chinese Mind
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Boye Lafayette De Mente
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-26 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

The Chinese: understanding a people and their culture through key words and language. The Chinese Mind pinpoints areas of China's traditional values and behaviors that play a significant role in the business and social relationships of the Chinese. It also identifies key areas of Chinese culture that have changed as
The Chinese Mind Game
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Chin-Ning Chu
Categories: Intercultural communication
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: AMC Publishing

Books about The Chinese Mind Game
The Chinese Mind
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Gung-hsing Wang, Kung-hsing Wang
Categories: Philosophy, Chinese
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Books about The Chinese Mind
The Chinese Mind
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Charles A. Moore
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978-06-01 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

"An outstanding document depicting with depth of feeling and intellectual brilliance the very soul of China." --Journal of Asian Studies
Understanding the Chinese Mind
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Robert Elliott Allinson
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher:

These essays represent an attempt to understand the Chinese mind through its philosophy. The first volume of its kind, the collection demonstrates how Chinese philosophy can be understood in light of techniques and categories taken from Western philosophy. Eight philosophers, each of whom is a recognized authority in Western philosophy