Fǎ-Jiā (法家), or more rarely Xìng-Míng (刑名), usually (although inaccurately)
translated as Legalism is a classical school of Chinese philosophy, the for...
Legalism definition, strict adherence, or the principle of strict adherence, to law or
prescription, especially to the letter rather than the spirit. See more.
Legalists believe in and demand a strict literal adherence to rules and
regulations. Doctrinally, it is a position essentially opposed to grace. Those who
hold a ...
Jan 31, 2016 ... Legalism in ancient China was a philosophical belief that human beings are
more inclined to do wrong than right because they are motivated ...
Legalism, school of Chinese philosophy that attained prominence during the
turbulent Warring States era (475–221 bce) and, through the influence of the ...
Dec 10, 2014 ... Legalism is a popular—albeit quite inaccurate—designation of an intellectual
current that gained considerable popularity in the latter half of the ...
In contrast to Taoism's intuitive anarchy, and Confucianism's benevolence,
Legalism is a Classical Chinese philosophy that emphasizes the need for order ...
by Matt Slick In Christianity, legalism is the excessive and improper use of the law
(10 commandments, holiness laws, etc). This legalism can take different forms.
Legalism was a philosophy of administration in ancient China. Upon first
acquaintance with this system it seems no more than a rationalization by political
1 : strict, literal, or excessive conformity to the law or to a religious or moral code <
the institutionalized legalism that restricts free choice>. 2 : a legal term or rule.