Chinese Civilization . By: Tayler Benedit Sayana Mills Madeline Millard Skyler Gray . What is Block Printing?.
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Block Printing was very common during the 9th century and was used in dictionaries as well in books. It was first used during the Tang Dynasty and was written on paper and then glued to a piece of wood.
Bushou was invented nearly 2000 years ago by a man named Xu Shen. This is used for Character Writing which is just another way to write. Bushou means section headings and is the foundation for almost every Chinese dictionary.
Legalism was considered to be a philosophy and it was part of the codes the Chinese lived by
Legalism was a utilitarian political philosophy that did not address higher questions like the nature and purpose of life
Invented in Han Dynasty but flourished in Warring States Period
A school of law
Believed that every ruler should use three components to govern
Three Governing Components:
Fa: All people are equal when it comes to the law. Laws should reward those who follow them and punish those who break them. The system of law runs the state, not the ruler, which can make even weak rulers strong.
Shu: Special tactics are used to help the ruler stay in power. It’s important that no one can understand the ruler’s motives and that they don’t know which actions will help them get ahead of the ruler.
Shi: The position of ruler holds power. That makes it important for them to analysis trends, context and facts for them to be a real ruler.