Understanding Emotion in Chinese Culture: Thinking Through Psychology (International and Cultural Psychology)
Released! 07/07/2015
Understanding Emotion in Chinese Culture: Thinking Through Psychology (International and Cultural Psychology)
by Louise Sundararajan
Hardcover

This mind-opening take on indigenous psychology presents a multi-level analysis of culture to frame the differences between Chinese and Western cognitive and emotive styles. Eastern and Western cultures are seen here as mirror images in terms of rationality, relational thinking, and symmetry or harmony. Examples from the philosophical texts of Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, and classical poetry illustrate constructs of shading and nuancing emotions in contrast to discrete emotions and emo... read more