Yamaga Soko

Yamaga Soko Quotes

Japan, Philosopher
September 21, 1622October, 23, 1685.

Yamaga Sokō (21 September 1622 – 23 October 1685) was a Japanese philosopher and strategist under the Tokugawa shogunate. As a scholar he applied the Confucian idea of the "superior man" to the samurai class of Japan. This became an important part of the samurai way of life and code of conduct.

Also known as Strategist

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