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This is the first complete, one-volume English translation of the ancient Chinese text Xunzi, one of the most extensive, sophisticated, and elegant works in the tradition of Confucian thought. Through essays, poetry, dialogues, and anecdotes, the Xunzi articulates a Confucian perspective on ethics, politics, warfare, language, psychology, human nature, ritual, and music, among other topics. Aimed at general readers and students of Chinese thought, Eric Hutton's translation makes the full text of this important work more ...

Xunzi: The Complete Text 2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691169316

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Xunzi: The Complete Text 2014, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691161044