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In eighteenth-century Japan, Tsunetomo Yamamoto created the Hagakure, a record that served because the foundation for samurai warrior habit. Its guiding ideas tremendously motivated the japanese ruling classification and formed the underlying personality of the japanese psyche, from businessmen to infantrymen.
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Frantz was a German political commentator and philosopher who lived from 1817 to 1891. While serving as an official in the Prussian foreign ministry, he was dismissed from his position because of his ideas, and thereafter as a commentator opposed the policies and mindset of Prussianism. He argued that a solution to Germany’s problems would need to wait for the realization of a European confederation. 25 The Creation Of The Term Kojin (individual) although completely in good order, gradually it spread to the realities of human life and produced a theory of deduction.
Society, société, sociëteit, gezelschap を如何に邦訳したらよいか識者は非常に苦心し た。。。社会 は漢語で、出典は程伊川「明道先生行状」中の 「郷民為社会」である。但し宋代に希に使われ、元・明・清代 には死語となっていた。本邦で誰人がこの漢語を移植した か、有賀長雄博士すら「英語の「ソサイエチー」といふ字を 社会と翻訳するは誰れの始めし事なるを知らず」と述べてい て、この問題はわが国の社会学史上でも、未判明の問題であ る。知る限 りでは、西周先生が漢語の社会なる名称を日本へ 移されて、福地源一郎 がこれを society の訳語として採用した のではないかと思われる。) In an essay entitled “Hi gakusha shokubun ron” (Criticism of the essay on the role of scholars) which appeared in the second issue of Meiroku zasshi (February 1874), Nishi Amane first used the term shakai.
Katō gives as a source for these statements Frantz’s Die Naturlehre des Staates (1870). According to the Neue Deutsche Biographie [vol. 5, pp. 353–56] and the bibliography of holdings at the British Museum, the original work of the translation published by the Ministry of Education appears to have been: Gustav Adolph Constantin Frantz, Vorschule zur Physiologie des Staaten (1857).