Viewpoints on Ruling by Law in The Philosophical Thought of Han Fei Tzu

Duong Thi Tuoi


During the Spring and Autumn - Warring States period, when society fell into chaos, Han Fei Tzu believed that law was the most effective tool to bring peace, stability and fairness. This view is completely contrary to contemporary views but it is a view that transcends its time. The purpose of the research is to clarify the role of law in politics from a philosophical perspective; The content of Han Fei Tzu's thoughts on law must be consistent with practice and his concept when it comes to law must be thoroughly enforced. To clarify these issues, the author has posed questions and based on the available theoretical basis to conduct research. Finally, discussions and suggestions for future research are provided.


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