Dao Companion to the Philosophy of Han Fei

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ISBN: 978-94-007-4317-5 (Print) 978-94-007-4318-2 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Han Fei’s Predecessors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23

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      Pages 1-21

      Introduction: Han Fei and the Han Feizi

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      Pages 25-45

      From Historical Evolution to the End of History: Past, Present and Future from Shang Yang to the First Emperor

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      Pages 47-63

      Shen Dao’s Theory of fa and His Influence on Han Fei

  3. The Philosophy of Han Fei

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-86

      Submerged by Absolute Power: The Ruler’s Predicament in the Han Feizi

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      Pages 87-106

      Beyond the Rule of Rules: The Foundations of Sovereign Power in the Han Feizi

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      Pages 107-131

      Han Fei on the Problem of Morality

  4. Han Fei and Confucianism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

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      Pages 135-145

      Han Fei and Confucianism: Toward a Synthesis

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      Pages 147-165

      Did Xunzi’s Theory of Human Nature Provide the Foundation for the Political Thought of Han Fei?

  5. Studies of Specific Chapters

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

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      Pages 169-195

      The Difficulty with “The Difficulties of Persuasion” (“Shuinan” 說難)

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      Pages 197-256

      Han Feizi and the Old Master: A Comparative Analysis and Translation of Han Feizi Chapter 20, “Jie Lao,” and Chapter 21, “Yu Lao”

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      Pages 257-281

      Studies of the Han Feizi in China, Taiwan, and Japan

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 283-288