Dao Companion to the Philosophy of Han Fei

Dao Companion to the Philosophy of Han Fei

by Paul Goldin (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400796850
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/15/2014
Series: Dao Companions to Chinese Philosophy , #2
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Han Fei and the Han Feizi — Paul R.Goldin,University of Pennsylvania.-

I. Han Fei’s Predecessors.- From Historical Evolution to the End of History: Past, Present and Future from Shang Yang to the First Emperor — Yuri Pines, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.- Shen Dao’s Theory of fa and His Influence on Han Fei — Soon-ja Yang, Inha University.- II. The Philosophy of Han Fei.- Submerged by Absolute Power: The Ruler’s Predicament in the Han Feizi — Yuri Pines.- Beyond the Rule of Rules: The Foundations of Sovereign Power in the Han Feizi — Albert Galvany, University of Cambridge / University Pompeu Fabra .- Han Fei on the Problem of Morality — Eirik Lang Harris, Yonsei University .- III. Han Fei and Confucianism.- Han Fei and Confucianism: Toward a Synthesis — Bryan W. Van Norden, Vassar College .- Did Xunzi’s Theory of Human Nature Provide the Foundation for the Political Thought of Han Fei? — Masayuki Sato, National Taiwan University .- IV. Studies of Specific Chapters.- The Difficulty with “The Difficulties of Persuasion” (“Shuinan” ) — Michael Hunter, Princeton University .- Han Feizi and the Old Master: A Comparative Analysis and Translation of Han Feizi Chapter 20, “Jie Lao,” and Chapter 21, “Yu Lao”— Sarah A. Queen, Connecticut College .- Appendix: Studies of the Han Feizi in China, Taiwan, and Japan — Masayuki Sato .- Contributors.

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