V.V. Malyavin about the Origins of Ritualism in Chinese Culture

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In the article analyzes the origin of Chinese ritualism based on the ideas expressed by well-known Sinologist V.V. Malyavin. The ceremoniality of Chinese culture, which has survived to the present day, is often presented to Europeans as a "relic of the past", a "retarding" mechanism in the civilization of Celestial. The author also demonstrates the fallacy of such beliefs and the closeness of some of the oldest complexes of the Chinese mentality and the postmodern mentality. In parallel, the basic foundations of the European and Chinese consciousness / unconscious are traced: cosmos and emptiness; man and the world as substances and as networks; the ratio of the signifier and the signified, the idea of true reality as such in European and Chinese traditions.


About the authors

Sergey A. Prosekov

Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation

Author for correspondence.
Email: SAProsekov@fa.ru
49, Leningradsky Prospekt, Moscow, 125993, Russian Federation

Candidate of Philosophy, Associate Professor

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