'The expert at battle seeks his victory from strategic advantage and does t demand it from his men' The Art of War is the most widely read military classic in human history. Dating from the period of the warring states in early Chinese history, Sun Tzu's insights into strategy are today prized by leaders in all walks of life. This new gift edition combines the finest English translation with carefully chosen illustrations from the period Includes a new introduction setting the work in its context and exploring the main philosophical issues.
Roger T. Ames is a Canadian-born Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawaii. A resident of Oahu, he is th author of Art of Rulership: A Study in Ancient Chinese Political Thought, co-author (with David L. Hall) of Thinking Through Confucius, and editor of the international Journal Philosophy East and West.