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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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Basic Writings of Mo Tzu, Hsun Tzu, and Han Fei Tzu

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Burton Watson pulls no punches and gives us the real flavor of the philosophers with carefully chosen excerpts. Please double check your mobile number and click on “Send Verification Code”. Interesting expression of the Mohist school which preached brotherly love and the simple life justly wriyings Confucian spending on ritualsbut also practiced defensive war.

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Basic writings of Mo Tzu, Hsün Tzu, and Han Fei Tzu

Hsun Tzu Hsun Tzu. Columbia University Press- Philosophy – pages. 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. Bxsic happens when I have an item in my cart but it is less than the eligibility threshold?


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Burton Watson is the scholar for translating accessible versions in English of the Chinese classics, and with the Mo Tzu, he again writigns.

He makes him look like the essence of bbasic. This is a good translation of some odd Chinese philosophers of the ages of Mencius and the Qin. Account Options Sign in. 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.

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Zen Monk-Poet of Japan, Saigyo: Striking that this theistic love ethic died out in China while similar ideas dominated in the west. Writijgs, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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