Lin Su-Chuan 林素娟
NTU & HYI Academic Book Series No. 11
National Taiwan University Press, November 2021
About the book: This book investigates the key role of symbolism in self-cultivation and moral education in the context of nature and bodily senses. Through detailed analysis of symbols in the etiquette of Qin and Han China, this book illustrates the inseparable relationship between symbolism and self-construction, transformation of body and mind, the definition of human-self relationship, and the order of ethics. “Symbol” not only reflects the landscapes and things, but also reflects the cultural psychology and physical experience formed by different local knowledge. The practice of self-cultivation and morality is also in the process of interpreting nature and regulating human sentiments through symbols.
About the NTU & HYI Academic Series: The book series, published by National Taiwan University Press, is a collaboration between the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the College of Liberal Arts of National Taiwan University. The Series publishes scholarly monographs in Chinese which make a major original contribution to the humanities and social sciences. Interdisciplinary studies are especially welcome. Submissions are encouraged from all Chinese-speaking regions and beyond. For more information about the NTU-HYI series, please visit the NTU Press website.