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Mo Tzu: Basic Writings / Edition 1

Mo Tzu: Basic Writings / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780231086080
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/22/1963
Series: Translations from the Asian Classics
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 140
Sales rank: 885,261
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 5.10(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Burton Watson is one of the world's best-known translators from the Chinese and Japanese. His translations include The Lotus Sutra, The Vimalakirti Sutra, Ryokan: Zen Monk-Poet of Japan, Saigyo: Poems of a Mountain Home, and The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry: From Early Times to the Thirteenth Century, all published by Columbia.

Wm. Theodore de Bary (1919–2017) was John Mitchell Mason Professor Emeritus and provost emeritus of Columbia University. His many books include Waiting for the Dawn, Message of the Mind, and Learning for One’s Self, as well as Sources of Japanese Tradition and Sources of Korean Tradition, all published by Columbia University Press.

Table of Contents

Foreward, by Wm. Theodore de Bary
Outline of Early Chinese History
Honoring the Worthy
Identifying with One's Superior
Universal Love
Against Offensive Warfare
Moderation in Expenditure
Moderation in Funerals
The Will of Heaven
Explaining Ghosts
Against Music
Against Fatalism
Against Confucians

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