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Imprint: Penguin Classics The Analects express a philosophy, or a moral code, by which Confucius, one of the most humane thinkers of all. The Analects has ratings and reviews. Darwin8u said: 子 Paperback, Penguin Classics, pages. Published Confucius, The Analects, XVII ‘The Master said, “If a man sets his heart on benevolence, he will be free from evil ”’ The Analects are a collection of Confucius’s.

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9780140443486 – The Analects (Penguin Classics) by Confucius

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Feb 10, Darwin8u rated it it was amazing Shelves: Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available. That means these teachings in the Analects are old.

If you learn without thinking about what you have learned, you will be fonfucius. Showing of reviews. This is an edition primarily for the newcomer rather than the scholar not to say it is in anyway “dumbed down” as it is wonderfully concise in its introduction and notes, never saying more than needs to be said.

The Analects by Confucius

The language in the Analects is clear and then followed by short paragraphs to explain the missing context or the connotation of particular Chinese words.


The Analects is collection of aphorisms, fragmentary historical references, fragmentary literary references, and the occasional pearl of wisdom.

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Feb 27, Daniel Cunningham rated it liked it Shelves: Like Greece, this terrain had complex social structures, sophisticated cultures, and, most importantly, systems of writing analcets enabled people to record their thoughts.

Published September 27th by Penguin Books Ltd first published If this book didn’t have all the notes and commentary I don’t think I would enjoy it as much.

Dec 07, M. Who was a gentleman? It helped that prior to this, I had primed myself with a picture-book version of his life and stories: She points out several times how translation is very ckassics with Confucius. This book probably would only take a day or two for me to read without the notes as well.

Every reading is helping m Title: That’s also an ancient Greek idea. Jul 29, Karl H.

When walking with two other people, I will always find a teacher among them. The Analects of Confucius Confucius Limited preview – Chin’s translation, more than others I’ve read, helped me understand the importance Confucius places on education and tradition: My friends, I know you think that there is something I am keeping from you.


Jan 05, Jesse rated it it was amazing.

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Another notable concept absent from The Analects is the concept of punishment. When you meet someone better than yourself, turn your thoughts to becoming his equal.

The particular version that I clasdics did not have an analysis along with the text. And, while following the Way, or the truth, might not result in immediate or material gain, Confucius showed that it could nevertheless bring its own powerful and lasting spiritual rewards.

Pages with related products. The book is a readable copy showing signs of wear and the pages are intact. Charles Muller translation The Master said, “It is only the most intelligent and the most stupid who are not susceptible to change.