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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)

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? William Theodore De Bary. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Description Hsun Tzu set forth the most complete well-ordered philosophical system wgitings his day.


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

Although basically Confucian, he differed with Mencius, his famous predecessor in the Confucian school, basiic asserting that the original nature of man is evil. 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.

With a translation by the noted scholar Burton Watson, includes an introduction to the philosopher in relation to Chinese history and thought. Readers familiar with Hsun Tzu’s work will find that Watson’s lucid translation breaths new life into this classic. 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 Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Looking for beautiful books?


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