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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The Lotus Sutra Burton Watson. His views against aggresive warfair,against expensive funerals,and choosing worthy people are all right. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Description Hsun Tzu set forth the most complete well-ordered philosophical system of his day. We will send you an SMS containing a verification code.

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Please double check your mobile number and click on “Send Verification Code”. Enter the code below and hit Verify. William Theodore De Bary. Readers familiar with Hsun Tzu’s work will find that Watson’s lucid translation breaths new life into this classic. The book on the philosophy of Mo-tzu was interesting at first. Free Shipping All orders of But what really got my goat was his cruel,false and mallicious attacks against Confucius and his followers.

With a translation by the noted scholar Burton Watson, includes an introduction to the philosopher in relation to Chinese history and thought. Chuang Tzu Zi Zhuang. The thoughts and writings of this important fifth century B.

Looking for beautiful books? Other books in this series. Though often repetitive and somewhat bland in rhetoric Columbia University Press- Philosophy – pages. This is a good translation of some odd Chinese philosophers of the ages of Mencius and the Qin.


Hsun Tzu Hsun Tzu. Interesting expression of the Mohist school which preached brotherly love and the simple life justly criticizing Confucian spending on ritualsbut also practiced defensive war. Account Options Sign in. Burton Watson pulls no punches and gives us the real flavor of the philosophers with carefully chosen excerpts.

Although basically Confucian, he differed with Mencius, his famous predecessor in the Confucian school, by asserting that the original nature of man is evil. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. 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. Striking that this theistic love ethic died out in China while similar ideas dominated in the west.

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

Burton Watson is one of the world’s best-known translators from the Chinese and Japanese. Sponsored products for you. Other editions – View all Mozi: Original Tao Harold Roth. Burton Watson is the scholar for translating accessible versions in English of the Chinese classics, and with the Mo Tzu, he again delivers. Hsub I pay a subscription fee to always have free shipping?

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