An Introduction to Chinese Philosophy unlocks the mystery of ancient Chinese philosophy and unravels the complexity of Chinese Buddhism by placing them in the contemporary context of discourse. * Elucidates the central issues and debates in Chinese philosophy, its different schools of thought, and its major philosophers. * Covers eight major philosophers in the ancient period, among them Confucius, Laozi, and Zhuangzi. * Illuminates the links between different schools of philosophy. * Opens the door to further study of the relationship between Chinese and Western philosophy.