Throughtout History, Taking Book of Changes As The Path: Jean-Joseph-Marie Amiot's studies on Book of Changes

Xinyu CHEN
2022 International Journal of Sino-Western Studies  
As an early French Jesuit who came to China, Jean-Joseph-Marie Amiot was praised as "the last sinologist among the Jesuits who entered China". He is knowledgeable and profound, has studied Manchu and Chinese characters, and has made remarkable achievements in poetics, music, history, art of war, translation and other aspects. This article focuses on his concern for Book of Changes, he returned back to history and analysis of the characters of Book of Changes , he took studies on Book of Changes
more » ... as the basis of music theory, and worte De la musique moderne des Chinois. His studies on Book of Changes not only the basis for his use of European language systems to study Chinese music, but also provided a possibility for the exchange of Chinese and Western culture
doi:10.37819/ijsws.22.178 fatcat:emzuwbyb2nbhpiqosvnzgyssnu