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Han Fei Zi

Han Fei

Han Fei Zi

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by Han Fei

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by Burton Watson.
SeriesUNESCO collection of representative works
ContributionsWatson, Burton, 1925-, tr., Columbia College (Columbia University)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL2662.H3 A28
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 134 p.
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14066897M
LC Control Number64013734

Not having sufficient funds to buy a commutation of the sentence, he suffered the humiliating punishment of castration, served as a eunuch palace writer, and continued the work that has given us so much knowledge of ancient China. Huhai reluctantly agreed to let Zhao Gao consult with chancellor Li Si, and after a long discussion of Li Si's opposing prospects, he too agreed to Zhao Gao's proposal. There was no one there. In this system the good live on and flourish, while the bad fade away and die.

After that, envoys when questioned replied that it was just a bunch of bandits, who would soon be captured; this pleased the Emperor. Cover tracks and conceal sources. The style of the book Hanfeizi is very enthralling by the extensive use of parables and stories from the past to demonstrate what the author wants to say. Very soon, he neared the end of the first section of the chain. Nevertheless for Han Fei-zi what transcends even the ruler is the law. Han's philosophy proceeds from the regicide of his era.

I believe the error in his Han Fei Zi book is that he incorrectly generalizes that heavy penalties will stop all crimes, which is not the case. He brought these to the attention of the leaders in the powerful state of Qin, where he became the first casualty of a policy that allows no one to challenge the authority of the ruler. An excellent translation of twelve chapters plus introduction. The Emperor's master of writing became more powerful than the chancellor, and attempts by relatives and confidants including eunuchs to influence the Emperor personally led to numerous court intrigues that weakened the Former and Later Han dynasties. He believed that if the punishment for desertion is heavy, no one will run away from the enemy.


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If law is not respected, all the ruler's actions will be endangered. His successor Emperor Han Fei Zi book declared Wen the great exemplar of emperors and ordered that he should be worshipped along with Gaozu, the great founder of emperors.

He suddenly lifted his right hand and touched the center of his brows. In BC he made peace with the Shanyu or king of the Xiongnu, who often had challenged the border regions, declaring, "We have bound ourselves together in the relationship of brotherhood in order to conserve the good people of the world.

To fix your eye on a petty gain and thereby lose a larger one. Afraid he would be put to death in the temple, Ziying waited for Zhao Gao to come get him where he was fasting.

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Serious attention must be paid to the granting of offices, their rewards, and to punishments. After 46 days the Qin armies were defeated, and Ziying surrendered with a rope around his neck.

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Thus people were easily aroused to violent rebellion. When Liu Pi, the king of Wu, pleaded illness and refused to come to court, because his son had been killed by the prince in a fight over a board game, Emperor Wen did not insist, sending him a stool and a cane as a sign he need not come.

General Peng Yue was arrested, sent into exile, and then executed. If the officials are virtuous, the people will love their relatives; but if officials are wicked, people will love the statutes and spy on others so that crimes will be punished.

Critics also felt that expansion and foreign adventures had weakened China without maintaining safety. A speech defect is also reputed to have induced his recourse to writing. Even as the sounds of footsteps got closer, Su Ming remained unmoving. He even lifted his right hand and sensed the presence of the Three Evils, waiting for the crucial moment before he struck.

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If the foreign students are interested in the ancient Chinese culture, they must have heard about the book named Han Fei Zi which was written by Han Fei, the famous legalist in the Warring States.

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She treaded lightly forward. Her beautiful eyes stared at a crack in the mountain before her.

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