On theory of the relation between ritual and la
Xun Zi pays attention not only to ritual but al so to law. His theory of the relation between the ritual and the law includes thre e aspects. The first is that the law exists in the ritual in term of the ritual. The second is that both the ritual and the law are of the same importance in th e fields of political and social value. The third is that the ritual is superior and the law is inferior in the opinions of the Confucianists.