A Systematical Digest of the Doctrines of Confucius

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Kessinger Publishing, Dec 1, 2004 - Religion - 140 pages
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1875. Translated from the German by P. G. von Moellendorff. According to the analects, great learning and doctrine of the Mean with an introduction on the authorities upon Confucius and Confucianism. The book is a lecture read before the conference of Rhenish Missionaries at Hong Kong. It is the first attempt to explain in brief the contents of the three principal books of Confucianism.

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Burton Watson has taught at Columbia, Stanford, and Kyoto Universities and is one of the world's best-known translators of Chinese and Japanese works. His translations include The Tales of the Heike; The Lotus Sutra; the writings of Zhuangzi, Mozi, Xunzi, and Han Feizi; The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry; and Records of the Grand Historian.

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