Author:Yamashita, Samuel Hideo

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MASTER SORAI'S RESPONSALS: AN ANNOTATED TRANSLATION OF SORAI SENSEI TOMONSH O.

By: Yamashita, Samuel Hideo

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000045101

ISBN: 082481570X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Master Sorai's Responsals was to eighteenth-century Japan what The Prince w as to Renaissance Italy. Like Machiavelli, Ogyu Sorai (1666-1728) was a hum anist scholar who served a prince (one of the shogun's chief lieutenants) a nd drew on his experiences as a house philosopher and on his vast knowledge of history and political affairs in his work. In 1720, when he began to wr ite the letters that comprise this text, the Tokugawa regime was more than a... View more info