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In search of wealth and power : Yen Fu and the West

Author: Benjamin I Schwartz
Publisher: Cambridge : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1964.
Series: Harvard East Asian series, 16.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Yen Fu spent years translating and commenting on the work of Western thinkers like Spencer, Huxley, Adam Smith, Mill, and Montesquieu. Schwartz examines the modifications and consequent revaluation  Read more...

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Schwartz, Benjamin I. (Benjamin Isadore), 1916-1999.
In search of wealth and power.
Cambridge, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1964
(OCoLC)576484384
Named Person: Fu Yan; Fu Yan; Yen Fu.; Fu Yan
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin I Schwartz
ISBN: 0674446526 9780674446526
OCLC Number: 341869
Description: xx, 298 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Louis Hartz --
The setting --
The early years --
The declaration of principles --
Western wisdom at its source: Evolution and ethics --
The wealth of nations --
On liberty --
The spirit of the laws --
A history of politics --
Mill's Logic --
Meditations on the Tao --
The later years --
Some implications.
Series Title: Harvard East Asian series, 16.
Responsibility: Benjamin Schwartz.

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