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By Arthur W. Hummel

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Contributors comprise: okay. Biggerstaff, H. Dubs, J.K. Fairbank, Fang Chao-ying, L.C.Goodrich, Hu Shih, T.Numata, E. Swisher, Teng Ssu-yu, C.M. Wilbur, H. Wilhelm. Hummel’s biographical dictionary continues to be the one necessary reference instrument for chinese language background when you consider that 1644. It was once first released in 1943–44. ‘The most sensible background of China of the final three hundred years’ – Hu Shih.

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A whole choice of T'an's writings, bearing the name it1fl~~~~ T'an Liu-yang ch'uan-chi, comprising five goods, eight + 1 chUan, with an appendix containing his nien-p'u, used to be released in 1925. notwithstanding T'an Ssu-t'ung is mainly remembered as a martyr of the reform circulate, he however occupies a famous position within the background of chinese language philosophy because of his very important work,{::$ Jen-hsileh, "A Studyof Benevolence", in 2 chuan, written within the years 1896-98 and revealed in December 1898. The Jen-hsileh represents T'an's dynamic philosophy which he developed by means of an creative mix of Confucian, Buddhist and Christian principles including what he had discovered approximately Western technology. He was hoping by way of this eclecticism to reach at a brand new lifestyle extra congenial to people. As he states in his preface, his function in writing the booklet was once to damage the web of status, selfinterest and traditionalism; lay apart all suggestion of emperor-worship and blind recognize for antiquity; go beyond all specific philosophies and religions in prefer of the boundless, the unrestricted, and the innovative. even though the guidelines within the Jen-hsiieh represent an evidently untimely test at synthesis, they however enable T'an to be considered as a "new comet" within the highbrow circles of his time. [1/460/1a, 470/1b; 2/59/38a; 5/30/15a; 6/6/llb, 10/24a, 12/3b, 37/16; 19 jen-shang 45b; Chang Po-chen iJIHtrt. R, mmm. ;e~. fl Nan-hai K'ang hsien-sheng chuan (1932); "A Chronological comic strip of the lifetime of K'ang Yu-wei", Shih-hsiieh nien-pao (Historical Annual), vol. 2, no. 1 (1934); "A serious research of the Philosophy of K'ang Yu-wei", Tsinghua hsiieh-pao (Tsinghua Journal), vol. XI, no. three (1936); "Liang Ch'i-ch'ao, a Biographical Sketch", T'u-shu kuan hsiieh chi-k'an (Library technology Quart. ), vol. three, nos. 1-2; Tao Liang Cho-ju hsien-sheng (Obituary of Liang Ch'i-ch'ao), Hsiieh-heng (The serious overview) no. sixty seven (1929); Liang Ch'i-ch'ao, Yin-ping shih wen-chi (Collected Works), chiian nine, article entitled W u-hsii cheng-pien (The Reforms endorsed in 1898); Liang Ch'i-ch'ao, Ch'ing-tai hsiieh-shu kai-lun (see bibl. lower than Fang Tung-shu); Fung Yu-lan, Chung-kuo cM-hsiieh shih (History of chinese language Philosophy, 1934); Kuo Chan-po fnilfi~, Chin wu-shih-nien Chung-kuo ssu-hsiang shih (History of chinese language suggestion within the final Fifty Years, 1935); LJ(;Eft~;E Wu-hsii tsou-kao (1911); Soothill, William E. , Timothy Richard of China (1924); "On the trouble to Introduce felony and different Reforms within the Years 1894-98" (in Chinese), Wu-Han Quart. Jour. of Liberal Arts, vol. three, no. 1 (1933). ] T:l)]Na Ssu-Yu T'AN Ying it1{~ (T. :JISt: H. three! ~), Mar. 17, 1800-1871, Oct. -. Nov. , editor and guy of letters, was once a local of Canton. Graduated in 1831 as a senior licentiate, he was once chosen a pupil of the Imperial Academy. Later he bought a submit as director of faculties. In 1838 he was once made a superintendent of the Hsiieh-hai t'ang Academy (see lower than Juan Yiian), a place he held for approximately thirty years. In 1844 he turned a chu-jen, and went to Peking the place he competed for the chin-shih measure, yet failed.

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