Emperor Taizong of the Tang dynasty ordered senior officials like Wei Zheng to compile a collection of books calls Qun Shu Zhi Yao. Under the influence of disseminating and acceptance, coupled with the tagging cognition of compilation style, the book lost its due attention and covered up its inner brilliance. Yet, the book inclusive value and significance under the position of Emperor Taizong and intention of Wei Zheng. Even though Qun Shu Zhi Yao classified as the category books, I Believed it has the nature of ''Edit instead of creation'', which has the thinking connotation and characteristics of the Zhenguan period. This essay attempts to probe ‘Governing the People', ‘suspension of militarily', and ‘legal system' which were collected from Zhenguan's political Schemas (《貞觀政要》) to show that Qun Shu Zhi Yao had various relevant reasons of ''Edit instead of creation''. The three focus issues are corresponding to the practice of Confucian benevolence and justice for the government, and from the fundamental and the incidental, from beginning to end, and the source, they are dominated by the thinking of ''people'', so they are discussed in the summary of ''The Theory of Governing the People''. By so doing, to examine the main part of the people during Zhengguan's period and focusing on changes in the perspective of the people.
|Translated title of the contribution||Qun Shu Zhi Yao and Prosperity of Zhenguan: ''Theory of Governing the People'' as Example|
|Original language||Chinese (Traditional)|
|Journal||成大中文學報 ＝ Journal of Chinese Literature of National Cheng Kung University|
|Publication status||Published - 2020 Mar|