Human Nature - Good Or Evil - An evaluation of the debate in early Chinese philosophy

GEOFFREY SAXBY 11 PAGES (2796 WORDS) Essay/Paper
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This essay sets out to explain the differences between the philosophies of Mencius and Hsün Tzu with regard to their consideration of good and evil in association with human nature. The essay provides an historical background for the development of Confucian philosophy from which Mencius and Hsün Tzu would draw inspiration, outlining the presence of the Hundred Schools of Thought era and the impact of the Warring States period. Aspects of both Mencius’ and Hsün Tzu’s thought are considered with primary texts taken from The Analects as translated by Soothill, The Mencius translated by Lau and Man’s Nature is Evil translated by Burton

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GEOFFREY, S (2020). Human Nature - Good Or Evil - An evaluation of the debate in early Chinese philosophy. Afribary.com: Retrieved January 18, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/human-nature-good-or-evil-an-evaluation-of-the-debate-in-early-chinese-philosophy

MLA 8th

SAXBY, GEOFFREY. "Human Nature - Good Or Evil - An evaluation of the debate in early Chinese philosophy" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 05 Dec. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/human-nature-good-or-evil-an-evaluation-of-the-debate-in-early-chinese-philosophy . Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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SAXBY, GEOFFREY. "Human Nature - Good Or Evil - An evaluation of the debate in early Chinese philosophy". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 05 Dec. 2020. Web. 18 Jan. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/human-nature-good-or-evil-an-evaluation-of-the-debate-in-early-chinese-philosophy >.

Chicago

SAXBY, GEOFFREY. "Human Nature - Good Or Evil - An evaluation of the debate in early Chinese philosophy" Afribary.com (2020). Accessed January 18, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/human-nature-good-or-evil-an-evaluation-of-the-debate-in-early-chinese-philosophy