Paul van Els, The Wenzi: Creativity and Intertextuality in Early Chinese Philosophy. Studies in the History of Chinese Texts, 9. Leiden – Boston: Brill, 2018. xiv, 233 pp.
This book review provides a critical summary of van Els' work on the Wenzi's textual history and reception, and analyzes key themes to understand the Wenzi's structural consistency through its philosophy of action.
Valmisa, Mercedes. (2019). Review of Paul van Els, The Wenzi: Creativity and Intertextuality in Early Chinese Philosophy (Brill, 2018). Monumenta Serica 67(2), 556-560.
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