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Shao Yong (1012–77)

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-G059-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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One of the founders of neo-Confucianism, Shao Yong was a Chinese philosopher best known for his use of numerical ideas to illustrate natural patterns of change. His thought encompassed a variety of concerns including knowledge, language and self-cultivation, and has received differing interpretations.

Citing this article:
Birdwhistell, Anne D.. Shao Yong (1012–77), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-G059-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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