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or, The conversations of Confucius with his disciples and certain others

by Confucius

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

This translation originally published 1910.

Statementas translated into English [from the Chinese] by William Edward Soothill ; edited by his daughter Lady Hosie.
SeriesThe world"s classics -- 442
ContributionsSoothill, William Edward., Hosie, Dorothea, Lady.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13742491M

THE ANALECTS OF CONFUCIUS III The Master said, ‘Fine words and an insinuating ap- The Master said, ‘In the Book of Poetry are three hun-dred pieces, but the design of them all may be embraced in one sentence– “Having no depraved thoughts.“’ File Size: KB. Confucius: The Analects Book Analysis The Analects, written and compiled by some of the world’s greatest ancient thinkers is the basis of Chinese and East Asian intellectual thought. The writing is a collection of Confucius’ teachings and concepts later rectified by his pupils shortly after his death.

The Master's Answers—Philanthropy—Friendships. Yen Yuen was asking about man's proper regard for his fellow-man. The Master said to him, "Self-control, and a . The Analects (Lun Yu) English translation: James Legge. Source: "It is said in the Book of Poetry, 'As you cut and then file, as you carve and then polish.' - The meaning is the same, I apprehend, as that which you have just expressed." The Master said,File Size: KB.

About The Analects. One of the most influential books in human history, in a revelatory new translation The book that the Chinese have returned to repeatedly for reflection, renewal, and validation of their own views, The Analects was compiled by the disciples of Confucius, China’s earliest teacher and moral thinker, from his remarks and his conversations with rulers, political operators. Analects: With Selections from Traditional Commentaries (Hackett Classics Series series) by Confucius. The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it. Required software.

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A few of these were also afforded the title of Master, showing they later became important teachers of Confucianism themselves. THE ANALECTS BOOK I.

On Learning—Miscellaneous Sayings:— "To learn," said the Master, "and then to practise opportunely what one has learnt—does not this bring analects book it a sense of satisfaction.

"To have associates in study coming to one from distant parts—does not this also mean pleasure in store. The Analects: Book 19 Summary & Analysis Next.

Book Themes and Colors Key LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in The Analects, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. Self-Restraint. Honesty and Integrity. The Individual vs. The Collective. Summary. The pieces in Book 5 are mostly the Master's reactions to individuals and specific situations, only some of which impart larger lessons.

The first two chapters record the Master's approval of two men by marrying them to his close female relatives. More about these men may be recorded elsewhere, but lacking that, little of the philosophy can be gleaned from such passages. - Confucius, The Analects, XVII.3 I rarely re-read books.

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Even as the ethical beliefs of those around such a person may shift, one possessing true character remains steadfast. The Analects of Confucius Book 2 begins by exploring the idea that political stability is best achieved by virtuous leadership rather than by means of force or a raft of government laws and regulations.

InConfucius compares a leader who governs by the power of virtue to the Pole sticking strongly to their core ethical values, such a leader sets a powerful example that the people. Chapter2,)Verse)8) Tzu\hsia!asked!about!being!filial.!The!Master!said,!'What!is!difficult!to!manage!is!the.

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The book may have begun as a collection by Confucius’s immediate disciples soon after their Master’s death. The Analects are a collection of the teachings and thoughts of Confucius; they also contain fragments of dialogues between the great Chinese philosopher and his disciples.

The name in English derived from the word "analect" which means a fragment or extract of literature, or a collection of teachings.

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The Analects includes twenty books, each generally featuring a series of chapters that encompass quotes from Confucius, which were compiled by his disciples after his death. known as the 'Analects', has been as widely read in China throughout the ages as the Bible has been in the West, and is the only reliable record of his teachings.

LAU read Chinese at the University of Hong Kong and in he went to Glasgow where he read philosophy. In he joined the School of Oriental and African Studies in London toFile Size: 1MB. The Analects, or Lunyu, also known as the Analects of Confucius, is the collection of sayings and ideas attributed to the Chinese philosopher Confucius and his contemporaries, traditionally believed to have been written by Confucius' followers.

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Chapter I. Demeanour of Confucius in his village, in the ancestral temple, and in the court. 1. Confucius, in his village, looked simple and sincere, and as if he were not able to speak. 2. When he was in the prince's ancestral temple, or in the court.About The Analects ‘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 sayings brought together by his pupils shortly after his death in er they express a philosophy, or a moral code, by which Confucius, one of the most humane thinkers of all time, believed everyone should live.