Talk:Feng Youlan

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Romanization of his name[edit]

Why is Pinyin used for the main romanization of his name? I thought he spelled his name Fung Yu-lan. Was he inconsistent on this?

Personally, I'm all in favor of correcting people's erroneous spellings of their names, but is this Wikipedia policy?

Jiawen 23:04, 9 February 2006 (UTC)

It's not clear what you mean; Romanisation style isn't a matter of spelling the person's name correctly or incorrectly, but of using the form that is, first, most common in general, and secondly, best known in the individual case. "Confucius" is used because it's best known, but if that's not the case then Pinyin is normally used. --Mel Etitis (Μελ Ετητης) 23:23, 9 February 2006 (UTC)

My 2 Yuan[edit]

In view of the diversity of forms of spoken Chinese, even in China, decided to use Fung Yu-Lan which is I believe what he used himself when I created the info box. Lycurgus 20:31, 27 July 2007 (UTC)

Apparent Value Judgment[edit]

I wonder if it's really appropriate for the Encyclopoedia to assert that Feng Yu-Lan is a philosopher 'deserving of greater attention'? Manicsleeper 03:08, 17 August 2007 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot 23:27, 13 September 2007 (UTC)

WikiProject class rating[edit]

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1963 bio in China Quarterly[edit]

..there's a 1963 bio in China Quarterly... if you don't have access to JSTOR, email me. I'll send the article to you. Ling.Nut (WP:3IAR) 03:41, 25 June 2008 (UTC)