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Han Feizi : basic writings

Author: Fei Han; Burton Watson
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2003.
Series: Translations from the Asian classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Trenchant, sophisticated, and cynical, Han Feizi has been read in every age and is still of interest today when people are more than ever concerned with the nature and use of power. Han Feizi (280?-233 B.C.), a prince of Han, was a representative of the Fa-chia, or Legalist, school of philosophy and produced the final and most readable exposition of its theories. His handbook for the ruler deals with the problems of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Han, Fei, -233 B.C.
Han Feizi.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002035167
(OCoLC)50803302
Named Person: Fei Han
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fei Han; Burton Watson
ISBN: 9780231521321 0231521324
OCLC Number: 796815905
Description: 1 online resource (x, 148 pages).
Contents: Outline of Early Chinese History; Preface; INTRODUCTION; THE WAY OF THE RULER; ON HAVING STANDARDS; THE TWO HANDLES; WIELDING POWER; THE EIGHT VILLAINIES;? THE TEN FAULTS; THE DIFFICULTIES OF PERSUASION; MR. HE; PRECAUTIONS WITHIN THE PALACE; FACING SOUTH; THE FIVE VERMIN; EMINENCE IN LEARNING; Index; Other Works in the Columbia Asian Studies Series.
Series Title: Translations from the Asian classics.
Other Titles: Han Feizi.
Responsibility: translated by Burton Watson.
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