Publications

2017
Puett M. “Text and Commentary: The Early Tradition”. In: Denecke W, Li W-yee, Tian X The Oxford Handbook of Classical Chinese Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press ; 2017. pp. 112-122. puett_text_and_commentary.pdf
Puett M. “Early China in Eurasian History”. In: Szonyi M A Companion to Chinese History. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell ; 2017. pp. 89-105. puett_early_china_in_eurasian_history.pdf
2016
Puett M. Foreword: “In Praise of Play”. In: Hamayon R Why We Play: An Anthropological Study. Chicago: HAU Books ; 2016. pp. xv-xix. puett_in_praise_of_play.pdf
Puett M. “Manifesting Sagely Knowledge: Commentarial Practice in Chinese Late Antiquity”. In: Varsano P The Rhetoric of Hiddenness in Traditional Chinese Culture. Albany: State University of New York Press ; 2016. pp. 303-331. puett_manifesting_sagely_knowledge.pdf
Puett M, Davis K. “Periodization and ‘The Medieval Globe’: A Conversation.”. The Medieval Globe. 2016; 2 (1) :1-14. davis_puett_medieval_globe.pdf
2015
Puett M. “Constructions of Reality: Metaphysics in the Ritual Traditions of Classical China”. In: Li C, Perkins F Chinese Metaphysics and its Problems. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press ; 2015. pp. 120-129. puett_constructions_of_reality.pdf
Puett M. “Ritual and Ritual Obligations: Perspectives on Normativity from Classical China”. The Journal of Value Inquiry. 2015;49 (4). puett_ritual_and_ritual_obligations.pdf
Puett M. “Ghosts, Gods, and the Coming Apocalypse: Empire and Religion in Early China and Ancient Rome”. In: Scheidel W State Power in Ancient China and Rome. Oxford: Oxford University Press ; 2015. pp. 230-259.
2014
Puett M. "Ritual Disjunctions: Ghosts, Anthropology, and Philosophy". In: Das V, Jackson M, Kleinman A, Singh B The Ground Between: Anthropologists Engage Philosophy. Durham: Duke University Press ; 2014. pp. 218-233. puett_ritual_disjunctions.pdf
Puett M. "Classical Chinese Historical Thought". In: Duara P, Murthy V, Sartori A A Companion to Global Historical Thought. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell ; 2014. pp. 34-46. puett_classical_chinese_historical_thought.pdf
Puett M. "Sages, Creation, and the End of History in the Huainanzi". In: Queen SA, Puett M The Huainanzi and Textual Production in Early China. Leiden: Brill ; 2014. pp. 269-290. puett_sages_in_the_huainanzi.pdf
2013
Puett M. “Economies of Ghosts, Gods, and Goods: The History and Anthropology of Chinese Temple Networks”. In: Fischer MMJ, Aulino F, Goheen M, Tambiah SJ Radical Egalitarianism: Local Realities, Global Relations. New York: Fordham University Press ; 2013. pp. 91-100. puett_economies_of_ghosts.pdf
Puett M. “Critical Approaches to Religion in China”. Critical Research on Religion. 2013;1 (1) :95-101. puett_critical_approaches.pdf
2011
Puett M. “Social Order or Social Chaos". In: Orsi R The Cambridge Companion to Religious Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press ; 2011. pp. 109-129. puett_social_order_or_social_chaos.pdf
Puett M. “Sages, the Past, and the Dead: Death in the Huainanzi”. In: Olberding A, Ivanhoe PJ Mortality in Traditional Chinese Thought. Albany: State University of New York Press ; 2011. pp. 225-248. puett_sages_the_past_and_the_dead.pdf
2010
Puett M. “Theodicies of Discontinuity: Domesticating Energies and Dispositions in Early China”. Journal of Chinese Philosophy. 2010;37 (Supplement 1 ) :51-66. puett_theodicies.pdf
Puett M. “Centering the Realm: Wang Mang, the Zhouli, and Early Chinese Statecraft”. In: Elman BA, Kern M Statecraft and Classical Learning: The Rituals of Zhou in East Asian History. Leiden: Brill ; 2010. pp. 129-154. puett_centering_the_realm.pdf
Puett M. “Becoming Laozi: Cultivating and Visualizing Spirits in Early Medieval China”. Asia Major, Third series. 2010;23 (1) :223-252. puett_becoming_laozi.pdf
Puett M. “The Haunted World of Humanity: Ritual Theory from Early China”. In: Molina MJ, Swearer DK Rethinking the Human. Cambridge: Center for the Study of World Religions ; 2010. pp. 95-111. puett_haunted_world_of_humanity.pdf
Puett M. “Ritualization as Domestication: Ritual Theory from Classical China”. In: Michaels A Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual. Vol. 1. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag ; 2010. pp. 365-376. puett_ritualization.pdf

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