Xun Zi


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Xun Zi

(ˈtʃʊn ˈdʒiː) or

Hsün-tzu

n
(Biography) original name Hsun Kuang. c. 300 bc–c. 230 bc, Chinese philosopher, who systematized Confucian teaching
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4) This variation among the schools brings us to one of the secondary claims of my article--namely, that with Confucianism, xiushen discourse is fundamentally altered, and takes on a decidedly authoritarian tone in the thinking of Xun Zi.
First, I should point out that Xun Zi is often considered a somewhat heterodox thinker who tried to synthesize Taoist and Legalist thought into a new form of Confucianism.
Here Xun Zi adapts the earlier rhetoric of xiushen and primeval body discourse to describe a technique for strengthening the "heart's" resistance to emotional and/or sensory shock, but he also implies that self-transformation is an inherent, "deep" task of the Way.
Xun Zi would only add to this that, it is to know oneself through the Rites that one must establish oneself in an "immobile fixity.
X), que componen autores como Confucio, Mencio, Xun Zi, el taoismo, y, como referente principal y expresion visible escrita, El libro de los ritos.
1] But in fact, his thirty selections in Antikchinesische Texte come from Lun yu (3 passages), Dao de jing (3), Li ji (4), Zhong yang (1), Da xue (1), [2] Meng zi (4), Han Fei zi (1), Zuo zhuan (6), Shi ji (1), Xun zi (2), Mo zi (1), and--surprisingly--Shi jing (1), i.
Han Fei inherited the concepts of his teacher, Xun Zi, and believed that human nature is vicious.
15] Given the arguments presented here, we can question the correctness of the translation "subject" for Min--unless one can show that this was the current meaning for Xun Zi or his times.
Yet this is a European, not Chinese story: the rites to which Saussy refers may be Christian rites shrouded in mystery, but they are not the rites discussed by Confucius, Mencius, or Xun Zi, nor is the autotelic prince a Chinese ruler.