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 by Watson, Burton
My rzu Help Advanced Book Search. Account Options Sign in. Readers familiar with Hsun Tzu’s work will find that Watson’s lucid translation breaths new life into this classic. And on universal brotherhood may sound good but a bit too unrealistic even though well meaning.
To counteract this evil, he advocated self-improvement, the pursuit of learning, the avoidance of obsession, writingz constant attention to ritual in all areas of life. The Lotus Sutra Burton Watson. Looking for beautiful books? You receive free shipping if your order includes at least AED of eligible items. Although basically Confucian, he differed with Mencius, his famous predecessor in the Confucian school, by asserting that the original nature of man is evil.
Hsun Tzu : Basic Writings
The Songs of Chu Yuan Qu. Xunzi is a pessimistic Confucian who believes that writtings make us human and without rituals we would revert to animality; I cannot help but have some sympathy for his views.
Your Mobile number has been verified! An excellent study of a philosophy that is quite a departure from the works of Confucious and Mencius. Mozi, described by Oswald Spengler writiings a “socialist”, has an oddly autistic worldview which absolutizes some elements and demands the elimination of others. Chuang Tzu Zi Zhuang.
Other books in this series. Free Shipping All orders of Interesting expression of the Mohist school which preached brotherly love and the simple life justly criticizing Confucian spending on ritualsbut also practiced defensive war.
Other editions – View all Mozi: Striking that this theistic love ethic died out in China while similar ideas dominated in the west. He makes him look like the essence of evil. He tells false stories about Confucius that scholars say didn’t exist.