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What Is Sun Tzu’s Philosophy?

Arthur Worsley
by Arthur Worsley
M.A. Psychology, Oxford. McKinsey Alum. Founder & Editor at TAoL.

Sun Tzu’s philosophy on war and being an effective leader centers around moral law, which is a concept whose first instance we see in chapter one. Moral law is the mission of the war. It unites soldiers to their leaders and stirs passion. 

Creating a moral law is one of Sun Tzu’s principles for achieving victory. The other principles include heaven, earth, commander, method, and discipline. 

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