Littlejohn Contracted to Write Books on Chinese Philosophy

Ronnie Littlejohn, chair of Philosophy and Director of Asian Studies, has signed two contracts with I.B. Tauris & Co, LTD in London to write Chinese Philosophy: An Introduction and to edit a collection of primary writings entitled Chinese Philosophy: The Essential Writings.  The introduction will be the first monographic work in English to provide a comprehensive historical and analytical overview of Chinese philosophy from the period of Warring States China to the present since the publication of Wing-tsit Chan’s Sourcebook in Chinese Philosophy last issued in 1963 by Princeton UP.  The collection of Essential Writings has as its purpose the goal to provide a basis for an understanding of China’s major philosophical traditions through the most important original writings.  Littlejohn is author of four other books and editor of three others.