Han Fei Tzu: Basic Writings / Edition 1

Han Fei Tzu: Basic Writings / Edition 1

by Burton Watson, Burton (Trans.) Watson
     
 

Representative of the Fachia, or Legalist, school of philosophy, the writings of Han Fei Tzu (280?-233 B.C.) confront the issues of preserving and strengthening the state. His lessons remain timely as scholars continue to examine the nature and use of power. Burton Watson provides a new preface and a helpful introduction.

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Overview

Representative of the Fachia, or Legalist, school of philosophy, the writings of Han Fei Tzu (280?-233 B.C.) confront the issues of preserving and strengthening the state. His lessons remain timely as scholars continue to examine the nature and use of power. Burton Watson provides a new preface and a helpful introduction.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231086097
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
02/15/1964
Series:
Translations from the Asian Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
5.17(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Burton Watson is one of the world's best-known translators from the Chinese and Japanese. His translations include The Lotus Sutra, The Vimalakirti Sutra, Ryokan: Zen Monk-Poet of Japan, Saigyo: Poems of a Mountain Home, and The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century, all published by Columbia.

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Table of Contents

ForewardPrefaceOutline of Early Chinese HistoryIntroductionThe Way of the RulerOn Having StandardsThe Two HandlesWielding PowerThe Eight VillaniesThe Ten FaultsThe Difficulties of PersuasionMr. HoPrecautions Within the PalaceFacing SouthThe Five VerminEminence in LearningIndex

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