1st Edition

Three Ways of Thought in Ancient China





ISBN 9780415612807
Published May 11, 2011 by Routledge
4 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1939.
This book consists chiefly of extracts from Chuang Tzu, Mencius and Han Fei Tzu. Chuang Tzu's appeal is to the imagination; the appeal of mencius is to the moral feelings; realism, as expounded by Han Fei Tzu, finds a close parallel in modern Totalitarianism and as a result these extracts from a book of the third century B.C. nonetheless have a very contemporary connection.

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"Fascinating both for its own sake and for its parallels with our own ways of thought in the West" - E M Forster