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Make sure to buy your groceries and daily needs Buy Now. 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. Please double check your mobile number and click on “Send Verification Code”.

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

An excellent study of a philosophy that is quite a departure from the works of Confucious and Mencius. As for his views against music and on ghosts are debatable. His views against aggresive warfair,against expensive funerals,and choosing worthy people are all right.

Zen Monk-Poet of Japan, Saigyo: Interesting expression of the Mohist school which preached brotherly love and the simple life justly criticizing Confucian spending on ritualsbut also practiced defensive war.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Description Hsun Tzu set forth the most complete well-ordered philosophical system of wfitings day. Should I pay a subscription fee to always have free shipping?

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. My library Help Advanced Book Search. And on universal brotherhood may sound good but a bit too unrealistic even though well meaning.

Other editions – View all Mozi: Mozi, described by Oswald Spengler as a “socialist”, has an oddly autistic worldview which absolutizes some elements and demands the elimination of others. Common terms and phrases advocate elaborate funerals affairs of government altar ancestral temple ancient Arthur Waley attack a small attend to affairs benefit to Heaven benevolence and righteousness Book of Documents Book of Odes Ch’i Ch’in Chieh Chinese Chou condemn Confucians Confucius disorder eminent and wise employ the capable enrich examine existence of ghosts fail feudal feudal lords filial former kings funerals and lengthy gentlemen ghosts and spirits harmful Heaven desires high officials honoring the worthy Hsia King Wen King Wu know that Heaven lengthy mourning live Lord on High love and benefit matter Mencius Miao middle realm Mo Tzu Neo-Confucian obey offensive warfare one’s parents practice reward rulers and high rulers and ministers rules sacrifices sage kings seeks Shang Shun Son of Heaven spirits exist superior T’ang Theodore de Bary Three Dynasties tion translation Tzu’s universal love unrighteous wealth wine and millet words.


But what really got my goat was his cruel,false and mallicious attacks against Confucius and his followers. Basic Writings Di Mo Limited preview – Basic Writings Di Mo No preview available – Hsun Tzu Hsun Tzu. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Other books in this series.

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

Be the first to rate this product Rate this product: Wrktings happens when I have an item in my cart but it is less than the eligibility threshold? Han Fei, the only actual prince among the Chinese philosophers, is a distrustful Machiavelli constantly seeing the seeds of treason and assassination around him.

Burton Watson pulls no punches and gives us the real flavor of the gasic with carefully chosen excerpts. Traditional Japanese Theater Karen Brazell. William Theodore De Bary.

Columbia University Press Amazon. The book on the philosophy of Mo-tzu was interesting at first.

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