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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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.

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. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of 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.

And on universal brotherhood may sound good but a bit too unrealistic even though well meaning.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Interesting expression of the Mohist school which preached brotherly love and the simple life justly criticizing Confucian spending on ritualsbut also practiced defensive war. Burton Watson is the scholar for translating accessible versions in English of the Chinese classics, and with the Mo Tzu, he again delivers.

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Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Zen Monk-Poet of Japan, Saigyo: The Kojiki Gustav Heldt. Han Fei, the only actual prince among the Chinese philosophers, is a distrustful Machiavelli constantly seeing the hsum of treason and assassination around him.


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Please fill in a complete birthday Enter a valid birthday. Enter the code below and hit Verify. Although basically Confucian, he differed with Mencius, his famous predecessor in the Confucian school, by asserting that the original nature of man is evil. You can get the remaining amount to reach the Free shipping threshold by adding any eligible item to your cart. But what really got my goat was his cruel,false and mallicious attacks against Confucius and his followers.

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