Edouard Butler, named Li Xiang Xue
in Taiwan, earned a master degree in
law from the University of Paris in
1968. He practiced with the well-known international law firm of Coudert
Brothers in Paris and New York. Under the guidance of the best legal minds
--especially his teacher William Lawrence Craig, he learned the methods of
rigorous analysis of facts and clear presentation of ideas. He hopes this
knowledge will contribute to make this book more efficient.
After two decades of lawyering in various places of the globe, he
departed for a different type of journey through the lands of India and
Southeast Asia, in pursuit of a fuller meaning of life.
His journey has far from ended, but for the past 12 years he settled in
the auspicious land of Taiwan where he is a teacher in the National Normal
University of Taidung
With the inspiration of Master Chu the work continues to piece together
the elements already gathered on the trail, and to deepen a more complete
understanding of things outward and inward.
Knowing his relationship with Mr. Chu, his foreign friends often asked
him about the Chang-jie input method. To make the explanation available to
everybody, he decided to write a comprehensive manual of the Cang Jie
Future related projects:
- Adaptation of this CJ book in Chinese, French and Spanish.
-An English translation of the "Basic Elements of Chinese
characters" conceived by Chu Bangfu, and of the "Cang-jie Chinese
dictionary" indexed according to the criteria presented in Chu's Natural
Language Project: "The Nine Discourses of Wisdom".
Translation in French of the "The
Nine Discourses of Wisdom".