Liu Xiang's Review on Political Tactics——Taking Shuo Yuan· Power as Center
YUE Tianlei;Research Center of The Huangdi Native Place,Henan Institute of Engineering;
Liu Xiang upheld the academic position of Confucianism and Taoism,explaining political tactics from three aspects. In terms of ethics,political tactics were approved but craftiness was denied according to such Confucian debate of the public and personal that was the standard used for distinguishing political tactics from craftiness. In terms of cognition,knowing destiny and knowing reason were taken as the direction of cognition of machiavellian intelligence. That was to know the destiny and to predict the future. In terms of value,people should be aware of the change of society and situation by machiavellian intelligence,avoiding taking mistake of decision as the value orientation.