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Confucius - The Analects of Confucius (Lun Yu) - 9780195112764 - V9780195112764
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The Analects of Confucius (Lun Yu)

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Description for The Analects of Confucius (Lun Yu) Paperback. This volume presents Confucius' analects, which are still influential across the world, 25 centuries on. His sayings (and those of his disciples) form the basis of a distinct social, ethical, and intellectual system. They have retained their relevance and are still admired in today's China. Translator(s): Huang, Chichung. Num Pages: 224 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1FPC; DNF; HPDF; HRKN1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 204 x 136 x 15. Weight in Grams: 272.
In the long river of human history, if one person can represent the civilization of a whole nation, it is perhaps Master Kong, better known as Confucius in the West. If there is one single book that can be upheld as the common code of a whole people, it is perhaps Lun Yu, or The Analects. Surely few individuals in history have shaped their country's civilization more profoundly than Master Kong. The great Han historiographer, Si-ma Qian, writing 2,100 years ago said, He may be called the wisest indeed! And, as recently as 1988, at a final ... Read more

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About Confucius
About the Translator: Chichung Huang was Professor of Chinese at Bennington College. He had previously taught at Peking University for three decades, two of which were spent in political exile, before coming to the United States.

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Huang has done a superb job in completing this literal translation of the Analects. It is precise, succinct, loyal to the original text, and sensitive to minor details. His painstaking endeavor deserves high praises.
Chinese Historians

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