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Bokenkamp, Stephen R. "Time after Time: Daoist Apocalyptic History and the Founding of the T'ang Dynasty." Asia Major, 3rd ser., 7 (1994): 59–88.

Libbrecht, Ulrich. "Chinese Concepts of Time: Yü-chou as Space-Time." In Time and Temporality in Intercultural Perspective, edited by Douwe Tiemersma and H. A. F. Oosterling. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1996. The first part is a critical review of Needham's piece.

Loewe, Michael. "The Cycle of Cathay: Concepts of Time in Han China and Their Problems." In Time and Space in Chinese Culture, edited by Chun-chieh Huang and Erik Zürcher. Leiden and New York: Brill, 1995.

Needham, Joseph. "Time and Knowledge in China and the West." In The Voices of Time: A Cooperative Survey of Man's Views of Time as Expressed by the Sciences and by the Humanities, edited by J. T. Fraser. 2nd ed. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1981. Nathan Sivin has convincingly demonstrated the unfeasibility of Needham's take on the "scientific" nature of Chinese Daoism.

Pregadio, Fabrizio. "The Representation of Time in the Zhouyi cantong qi." Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie 8 (1995): 155–173.

Sivin, Nathan. "Chinese Alchemy and the Manipulation of Time." Isis 67 (1976): 512–526. Closer analysis of Daoist-alchemical "time," to which Needham alluded briefly.

——. "Chinese Concepts of Time." The Earlham Review 1 (1966): 82–92.

——. "Cosmos and Computation in Early Chinese Mathematical Astronomy." in T'oung Pao, 2nd ser., 55 (1969): 1–73. A pathbreaking study of the historical and political implications of early seekers after precision in eclipse ephemerides, and their abilities (and failures) to perceive and apply cumulative achievements in mathematical astronomy.

Swanson, Gerald. "The Concept of Change in the Great Treatise." In Explorations in Early Chinese Cosmology, edited by Henry Rosemont Jr. Chico, Calif.: Scholars, 1984.

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