"Bushido" is the author of American recuperate in Pennsylvania state in 1899, a foreigner to traditional Japanese Bushido know very little about, is to introduce and use English. Author dear with Bushido education at an early age, the paper quoted a lot of Western history and literary allusions are compared, for foreign readers to read and understand. The book caused great interest of foreign readers. The L3 version from 1900 to l905 six years was reprinted ten times, has been translated into many languages, occupies an important position in the world of books in japan.
Nitobe inazou (1862 a 1933), the international political activist, agronomists, educator. Born in Morioka city hand Japanese Rock County, Sapporo Agricultural College (now Hokkaido University) graduate. He once served as Deputy International Alliance, the founder of Tokyo Women's university. He is from 1984 to 2004 asked flow using Japanese bank note five thousand yen coin character.
The first chapter as the ethical system of Bushido
second chapter the origin
third chapter decency and justice
fourth chapter fearless courage, perseverance spirit
fifth chapter kindness, sympathy
sixth chapter ceremony
seventh chapter honest and sincere
eighth chapter honor
ninth chapter and tenth chapter
Knight education and training
eleventh chapter self-restraint
twelfth chapter Dutch act and revenge custom
thirteenth chapter knife,
Sixteenth Chapters are the soul of the samurai Bushido influence
fourteenth chapter of women and women's status.
fifteenth chapter of Bushido?
seventeenth chapter Bushido future
The copyright page: as for the strict moral teachings, is the most abundant sources of Confucius Bushido Confucian teachings. His explanation of master and servant (Jun Chen), father and son, between couples, young and old and friends of the five cardinal relationships, further confirmed in his works from Chinese successor before, our nation has instinct recognized these ethics. His political ethics, that calm, generous, the wisdom of life, is very suitable for a ruling class. Confucius aristocratic, conservative style is very suitable for these warrior statesman requirements. Confucius, Mencius exerted authority influence on bushido. He is strong and rich democratic color theory attracted those compassionate person. Mencius theory was considered a dangerous, subversive of the existing social order, so his works has long banned. Even so, the master of speech or in the Knights hearts take root. Kong Meng's theory has become the main textbook, the young man the Supreme authority. However, only familiar with the two saints of the classical or not by the lofty respect. There is a proverb. A only know Confucius theory is "a read" the Analects of Confucius "do not know" the Analects of Confucius "". A typical warrior to a literary scholar called bookworm, another one is the knowledge to exudes the smell of vegetables, in suitable for eating before must again cook. A little reading a bit pedantic, a reading more people will be more pedantic, both unpleasant. In fact, the author's meaning is, only when knowledge is absorbed into the learner's head and revealed in his character, is the true knowledge. An expert knowledge is seen as a machine. Knowledge itself is regarded as belonging to the moral emotion, human beings and the universe is thought to have the same spirit and moral. Bushido cannot accept Huxley's view, Huxley thought that the universe is not the change process of moral factors. The understanding of knowledge is like this, it is not itself as the ultimate goal, but as a means to gain wisdom.
"Chinese translation of classic 06: Bushido" published by Yilin press.
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