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Hsun Tzu: Basic Writings (UNESCO Collection of Representative Works, Chinese Series) [Hsun Tzu, Xunzi, Burton Watson] on *FREE* shipping. Title, Basic writings of Mo Tzu, Hsün Tzu, and Han Fei Tzu: translated by Burton Watson. Author, Mo, Di, fl. B.C; Xunzi, B.C; Han, Fei, d. B.C. What little is known of the life of Hsün Tzu, or Master Hsün, is culled from evidence in his own writings and from the brief biography of him written by the historian.

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Translations from the Oriental Classics: Hsün Tzu : Basic Writings by Hsun Tzu (1963, Paperback)

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With a translation by the noted scholar Burton Watson, includes an introduction to the philosopher writongs relation to Chinese history and thought. You receive free shipping if your order includes at least AED of eligible writinsg. Basic Writings Di Mo No preview available – For those not yet acquainted with Hsun Tzu, will reach a new generation who will find his ideas on government, language, and order and safety in society surprisingly close to the concerns of our own age.


The Best Books of Original Tao Harold Roth. To counteract this evil, he advocated self-improvement, the pursuit of learning, the avoidance of obsession, and constant attention to ritual in all areas of life. Be the first to rate this product Rate this product: But what really got my goat was his cruel,false and mallicious attacks wriyings Confucius and his followers.

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Han Fei, the only actual prince among the Chinese philosophers, is a distrustful Machiavelli constantly writigns the seeds of treason and assassination around him. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Basic Writings Di Mo Limited preview – Traditional Japanese Theater Karen Brazell.

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Hsun Tzu : Basic Writings

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Skin care Face Body. Xunzi is a pessimistic Confucian who believes that rituals make us human and without rituals we would revert to animality; I cannot help but have some sympathy for his views. Update your profile Let us wish you a eritings birthday! The book on the philosophy of Mo-tzu was interesting at first.

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Basic Writings Of Mo Tzu, Hsun Tzu, and Han Fei Tzu by Watson, Burton

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