In Search of the Way: Legal Philosophy of the Classic Chinese Thinkers

In Search of the Way: Legal Philosophy of the Classic Chinese Thinkers

By: Emeritus Professor of Law Wejen Chang (author)Hardback

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Analyses the influence of eight classic Chinese thinkers on the development of Chinese law: Confucius, Laozi, Mozi, Zhuangzi, Mencius, Xunzi, Shang Yang and Han Fei. These thinkers helped found the Confucian, Daoist, Mohist and Legalist schools of thought, and their ideas continue to guide China's thinking and behaviour.

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Wejen Chang is Emeritus Professor of Law at Academia Sinica in Taipei. Previously he taught at Taiwan University, UCLA, Harvard, College de France, University of Leuven, as a Woodward Lecturer at Yale, a Hu Shih Professor of Chinese History at Cornell University, a Global Professor of Law at New York University, and a Distinguished Guest Professor of law at Peking University. He edited the Qing China imperial government judicial archives and published many books and articles on Chinese legal history and jurisprudence.

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  • publication date: 30/06/2016
  • ISBN13: 9780748669561
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 568
  • ID: 9780748669561
  • weight: 975
  • ISBN10: 0748669566

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