Three ways of thought in ancient China / Arthur Waley.

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 re...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Waley, Arthur.
Format: eBook
Published:Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Half Title
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Chuang Tzu
  • Part I. The Realm of Nothing Whatever
  • Stories of Chuang Tzu and Hui Tzu
  • Stories of Lao Tzu and Confucius
  • The Ancients
  • The Brigand and the Sage
  • Death
  • The Cicada and the Wren
  • Yoga
  • King Mu and the Wizard
  • Yang-shêng
  • The Taoist and Tao
  • Dim Your Light
  • Buried among the People
  • Part II. Politics
  • Contemporary Events
  • The Uncarved Block
  • The Golden Age
  • Government
  • Dealing with the World
  • Mencius
  • The Better Feelings
  • Government by Goodness
  • Mencius and the Kings
  • The Kings of Wei
  • The Duke of T'êng
  • The Three Years Mourning
  • Mencius and the king of Sung
  • Mencius and the king of Ch'i
  • The Yen Episode
  • The Handling of Sages
  • Great Men
  • The Rival Schools
  • Mo Tzu
  • Mencius and the Agriculturalists
  • Cl'ên Chung
  • Mencius and the Disciples
  • Methods of Argument
  • The Realists
  • Affinities of the Realists
  • The Realist Conception of Law
  • The People and the Law
  • Smith and Wesson
  • Agriculture and War
  • Classes to be Eliminated
  • The Past
  • The Ruler
  • Power
  • The Art of the Courtier
  • Epilogue. Realism in Action
  • Appendix
  • Appendix I. The Sources
  • Appendix II. Hsün Tzu on Mencius
  • Chuang Tzu on Shên Tao
  • Appendix III. Rites for Defensive War
  • Appendix IV. Biographies
  • Finding List
  • Index
  • Textual Notes.