The Great Dragon Fantasy: A Lacanian Analysis of Contemporary Chinese Thought
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China has undergone a unique path of development in the post-Maoist era. Especially, the last decade witnessed China?s rapid rise to economic wealth and superpower status vis-?-vis the severe developmental predicaments of the West (financial crises, socio-political turbulences, etc.). This book analyzes how the leading Chinese thinkers understand China?s prosperity and rapid development today, and whether there is any hidden mechanism that has been playing a crucial role of forming contemporary Chinese thinkers?shared passionate endeavor of resuscitating classical Chinese ideas, and thus shows how the fervor for discovering ?essential characteristics? of Chinese thought reveals a hidden psychological mechanism.