Purpose of the article: Based on Ming Emperor Taizu “emperor’s explanation” as a standing point, plus with the research subjects of Tang Emperor Xuanzong and Song Emperor Huizong, attempt to expound, deliberate the textural tendency and thinking meaning of emperor’s explanation over “Lao-Tzu” under the ground of different ages, varied styles of interpretation and distinct explaining systems in hope of outstandingly stating the sakes that lead the differences of explanation from the foresaid three emperors, and therefore stretch out the comparison of their principles and the appraisal of their historic positions.
Method of the study: Utilize two methods as the study direction. First of all, apply western interpretation technology as reference, and implement emperor’s explanation over “Lao-Tzu” as the case to be explored; during the processes of discussion, western interpretation technology is mainly aimed at finding new issues or incurring a mirror that consciously reflects awareness of potential questions. Secondly, cite Mr. Ching-Song Shen’s contrast research pattern, not to present any new explanation to original literature but comparing the differences between systems of explanation to draw up logically philosophic express in which the central idea is rational and initiatively solvable.
Outcome of the study: The article is divided into 7 chapters to analyze, comprehend each expounding path. The mode indeed actually resolves a lot of issues regarding emperor’s explanation over “Lao-Tzu”, for example: textual tendency of emperor’s explanation over “Lao-Tzu”, examination of explanatory context of emperor’s explanation over “Lao-Tzu”, and analysis of thinking principle of emperor’s explanation over “Lao-Tzu”, etc. On the other hand, in terms of formulation to plenty of concepts about emperor’s explanation over “Lao-Tzu”, such as “image of saint”, “theory of practicing moral culture” and “theory of running the country”, etc. have all gained a clear clarification. Through completion of the article, it generally displays the meaningful understanding over the thoughts of these three emperors’ explanation, and the significant purport that each of them perfectly delivers in their own age, as well as the inherent logic embedded in development of the cerebration.
Academic contribution the article presents: The article is composed at the base of the three emperors’ resolution over Lao-Tzu theory to probe into the issues laid under the source of explanation over Lao-Tzu theory seeking for solution, and achieve and relieve by writing in the composition for figuring out the pre-set creed basis behind different line of interpretation in view of getting the most appropriate understanding forms in the contemporary arteries to offer an other kind of thinking orientation to history of Chinese ideologies, and thus grant the leader a chance to learn from that fully appears with modern meaning.
Future anticipation of the article: The descendents and influences brought from empeoror Xuanzong’s, Huizong’s and Taizu’s “opinions and explanation” to the other series of interpretation are disabled from progressive inheritance, breakthrough and development, it is sketched to be the purpose of future research.