M03.1.1 The Zhou Sacrifice to Heaven

From the course by Китайский университет Гонконга
Intellectual Change in Early China: Warring States and Han
Китайский университет Гонконга
From the lesson
MODULE 03: The Philosophical Preparation of Political Unity
We are going to learn about the meaning of “transcendence” as seen in the sacrifice to Heaven of the “Son of Heaven” (the king and later the emperor) and in the new cosmology of the Dao (Way) and Qi (vital energy).

Meet the Instructors

  • Prof. John Lagerwey
    Prof. John Lagerwey
    Research Professor
    Centre for China Studies