Wang Gen

Wang Gen (Chinese: 王艮; pinyin: Wáng gěn), (born 20 July 1483 - died 2 January 1541) was a Ming dynasty Neo-Confucian philosopher who popularized the teachings of Wang Yangming.[1] Wang was the founder of the Taizhou School (simplified Chinese: 泰州学派; traditional Chinese: 泰州學派; pinyin: Tàizhōu xuépài).[1]

Wang Gen
given name
Chinese 王艮 (初名“银”,王守仁为其改名“艮”)
Transcriptions
Standard Mandarin
Hanyu Pinyin Wáng Yín
courtesy name
Chinese 汝止
Transcriptions
Standard Mandarin
Hanyu Pinyin Rǔ Zhǐ
posthumous name
Chinese 心斎
Transcriptions
Standard Mandarin
Hanyu Pinyin Xīn Zhāi

References

  1. ^ a b Bo Mou, ed. (27 Oct 2008). The Routledge History of Chinese Philosophy. Routledge. p. 421. ISBN 9781134249381. Retrieved 3 May 2014.

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