'Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee'
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This paper takes a look at the book 'Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee', translated from Chinese to English by Robert Van Gulik. The paper discusses Judge Dee's unquenchable thirst for finding the truth, when solving legal cases. The paper further discusses how the Judge Dee novels are grounded in large societal ethical hermeneutic of Confucian and Taoist morals, where finding the truth is a sacred duty of Judge Dee's office and great dishonor would fall upon the head of any judge who accidentally condemns an innocent man.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee. Translated by Robert Van Gulik. New York, Dover Publications, 1976
- Smith, Huston. The World Religions. New York: HarperCollins 1991
Cite this Book Review:
'Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee' (2007, May 30) Retrieved May 18, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/celebrated-cases-of-judge-dee-95667/
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