. The Natural Theology of the Chinese

Fred Dallmayr

in In Search of the Good Life

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print August 2007 | ISBN: 9780813124575
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813134994 | DOI:
. The Natural Theology of the Chinese

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This chapter discusses Henry Rosemont's approach to Leibniz and his perception of the latter's philosophical and political role in his period. It briefly summarizes some of the main arguments in the writings of Leibniz on China, especially his famous “Discourse on the Natural Theology of the Chinese.” The chapter ends by offering some afterthoughts on the prospects of global ecumenism as envisaged by Leibniz and Rosemont.

Keywords: Henry Rosemont; Leibniz; China; Natural Theology; global ecumenism

Chapter.  5449 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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