Chu Hsi (1130-1200), the renowned Chinese philosopher, lived during what is sometimes referred to as a "renaissance" in Chinese history a time of commercial expansion and intellectual innovation. Available for the first time in English, Chu Hsi's Sequel to Reflections on Things at Hand (Su chin-ssu-lu) is a collection of his sayings and writings, including personal letters, complete with commentaries and biographical notes. Wittenborn's Introduction provides a historical context for Chu Hsi's work and Neo-Confucianism. Contents: Introduction; The Background of Chu Hsi's Philosophy; The Metaphysical Dimension of Chu Hsi's Philosophy; The Psychological Dimension of Chu Hsi's Philosophy; The Su chin-ssu-lu.
I find the style clear and the translation generally solid....--J. Ching, University of Toronto