Unformatted text preview: relationships. 2. However, if the ruler is the father of the kingdom, isn’t there room for this universal love? II. Hanfeizi-legalists (law) A. Legalism-rejection of all identity and rights, except for the ruler. B. This is the only school that rejected all other Chinese schools. C. Legalism only recognized the ruler. D. Everyone must follow the law. E. This prospective may just become an outcome of many years of war. F. Legalism was ultimately the state that unified China. G. Legalism mocked Confucian ritual. H. Where does fa-3 come from? 1. Scholars say that it is not far away from dao-4. 2. Fa-3 is similar to the dao because they both withdraw and are hidden and they both lack autonomy or social awareness. I. Positives of legalism 1. Legalists systemized roads. 2. Made one unified state. 3. Made a single currency. J. The brutality of the legalists never departed from China....
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- Spring '14
- Confucianism, Chinese philosophy, universal love, Mozi, Mozi background