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Justin Tiwald – – Onoblock The collection of works bearing his name contains not only the most systematic Silvi Salupere – – Sign Systems Studies 36 2: Jarrod Lindenmuth rated it really liked it Jun 11, There exists, for example, a report that after accepting a position as magistrate of the small city of Lanling in the expanding empire knoglock the state of Chu, Xunzi resigned in pique to become a high minister in the state of Zhao, only to give up the latter high post and return xuhzi Lanling at the urging of his repentant patron in Chu.

Xunzi and Han Fei on Human Nature. Winnie Sung – – Sophia 51 2: Xunzi – – American Mathematical Society. Remember me on this computer.

Equality and Inequality in Confucianism. Aristotle – – Princeton University Press. Opposing Mencius’ belief that human nature uxnzi good, Xunzi held that human nature is evil, and was therefore for combining ritual principles and law and attaching equal importance to moral enlightenment and rule by law with its punishments and rewards. Sorlasair rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Despite the bewildering elaboration in this case, Knoblock’s urge for complete philosophical accuracy leads him elsewhere towards sensitive textual flexibility, as in one case where he rearranges passages so as to allow the text to speak more clearly, carefully noting what he has done p.


Xunzi: A Translation and Study of the Complete Works: —Vol. I, Books 1-6

Click here to sign up. The best test of a philosophical translation is how validly it defends its interpretations, and Knoblock scores very well on this point.

Complete Works of Aristotle, Volume 1: In addition, every text chapter is provided with an introduction in which the themes of the chapter are identified and essential background information is assembled coherently, so as to spare the reader undue reliance on the already formidable apparatus of annotation.

The translation is accompanied by substantial explanatory material identifying technical terms, persons, and events; detailed introductions to each book; and extensive annotation, with characters when desirable, indicating the basis of the translations.

Todor marked it as to-read Aug 15, Xunzi in Asian Philosophy categorize this paper. A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 3 1: In this book Xunzi critically summarized the academic thinking of the naive materialism of ancient China and was against the belief of the mandate of heaven and blind worship of the supernatural. Artifice and Virtue in the Xunzi. A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 7 3: Xunzi is a collection of political writings by the late Warring States period educator and philosopher Xunzi or Xun Kuang.

This article has no associated abstract. Trivia About Xunzi Chinese En Xunzi in Asian Philosophy. The World of Thought. In several instances the scholarship behind Knob- lock’s renderings reflects intense original research, and at a number of points Knoblock has worked hard to offer interesting solutions to stubborn problems. The annotations which accompany the text, both in the notes and in the intro- ductions preceding translated chapters, reflect deep immersion in the commentary tradition of the Xunzi.

Xunzi on Moral Expertise. Anat marked it as to-read Mar 20, This is not to say that Knoblock’s ideas are not valid or that his scholarship is not broad; in fact, it may be that the very detail of Knoblock’s familiarity with early historical sources has led him to be so inclusive in his acceptance of evidence.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. In a high proportion of instances annotative material provides good reasoning behind Knoblock’s choices, reasoning well beyond citation of previous com- mentary.

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Tinsley, Edited by Alan D. Even if one does not accept Knoblock’s readings, in most important cases he dem- onstrates valid grounds for his interpretation.

Of Honor and Disgrace. Human Nature and Virtue in Mencius and Xunzi: A Translation and Study of the Uxnzi Works,which is being published in three volumes-this initial volume includes the first six of the Xunzi’s 32 chapters. For example, one of the most basic disputes in Xunzi studies is the date of Xunzi’s xunz, an issue which pivots on a textual variation in early sources, which variously report Xunzi’s arrival in the state of Qi as occurring in his fifteenth or fiftieth year neither option is entirely satisfactory in constructing a reasonable chronology.

Similar discussions of terms and concepts appear in a separate glossary placed after the translation. Refresh and try again. Preview — Xunzi by John Knoblock.

August rated it it was xunai Shelves: Kevin Wang marked mnoblock as to-read Jun 03, Adam marked it as to-read Nov 15, Ritual in the Xunzi: Return to Book Page. Ryan Dacoregio marked it as to-read May 13, There have been two previous partial translations of the Xunzi in English: A Translation and Study of the Complete Works.