Edouard Butler, named Li Xiang Xue
for his insatiable thirst of new learning,
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 of French culture in the National
University of Taidung while continuing his legal and promotional
activities in a variety of domains in Taiwan and abroad.
With the inspiration of Chu Bangfu
朱邦復 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
- 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" has been competed.
Translation of the Cosmic Wandered, which
places in a science fiction novel of 3.500.000 characters the same
philosophical and scientific ideas expressed didactically in the Nine
discourses. Half of the book has been translated.