Seeking Pleasure, Avoiding Danger: Ancient Chinese Advice on Living

Image: Joyous Celebration at the New Year by Yao Wen-han (1713-?), Qing dynasty. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Yang Zhu, also known as Yangzi or “Master Yang”, was a Chinese philosopher who lived sometime around the fourth or fifth century BCE, during the Warring States…

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Writer & philosopher. PhD. Stories & ideas to make the world a better place. HELLO, STRANGER (Granta 2021): BBC R4 Book of the Week. Twitter @willbuckingham

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Writer & philosopher. PhD. Stories & ideas to make the world a better place. HELLO, STRANGER (Granta 2021): BBC R4 Book of the Week. Twitter @willbuckingham

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