Princeton, NJ – Princeton University Press and Flat Earth Studio are pleased to announce the newest version of the popular iPhone App, Yi Jing, now available from the iTunes App store. This major update for Yi Jing App includes new features and improved book content for additional purchase, including Princeton University Press’s all-time bestselling edition of The I Ching, or Book of Changes, edited by Richard Wilhelm and translated by Cary F. Baynes. The New York Times says, “Princeton’s Bollingen edition [is] still regarded as the best and most authentic by I Ching aficionados.”
Yi Jing is an interactive mobile version of The I Ching, or Book of Changes, done the way it was meant to be experienced. Ancient meets modern as one of the oldest books written is re re-crafted to take advantage of the unique features of your mobile device. The updated App contains all of the features you need, including a question oracle, an integrated journal, and multiple translations and interpretations. The complete Wilhelm/Baynes text is provided for the first time in interactive readings.
“We are incredibly pleased to team up with Flat Earth Studio to make the Bollingen edition of the I Ching available in this format,” said Daphne Ireland, Director of Intellectual Property at Princeton University Press. “The updated app allows fans to engage with this material in a completely unprecedented way.”
The enhanced Journal includes a new “topic” feature that allows users to categorize questions and sort by topic, hexagram, or date. Also included for the first time are a “Library” tab that makes it faster and easier to switch between books and a “Resource” tab that gives users access to online help, recommended books, and community websites. Additional features include support for landscape orientation and advanced options for analyzing the structure of the hexagram.
To celebrate the launch of the this major update, the Yi Jing App, normally priced at $3.99, will be available for a limited time at $1.99 (USD) through the Apple App Store, and is available in a variety of languages including English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, and Chinese. The Wilhelm/Baynes English translation is available as an in-app purchase of $4.99 for any of the individual Books I, II, III.
Princeton University Press is the publisher of the Bollingen Series and the Collected Works of C.G. Jung. The Press is an independent publisher with close connections, both formal and informal, to Princeton University. As such it has overlapping responsibilities to the University, the academic community, and the reading public. Our fundamental mission is to disseminate scholarship (through print and digital media) both within academia and to society at large.
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