The Essential Analects: Selected Passages with Traditional Commentary

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Hackett Publishing, Sep 8, 2006 - Philosophy - 192 pages
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The Essential Analects offers a representative selection from Edward Slingerland's acclaimed translation of the full work, including passages covering all major themes. An appendix of selected traditional commentaries keyed to each passage provides access to the text and to its reception and interpretation. Also included are a glossary of terms and short biographies of the disciples of Confucius and the traditional commentators cited.
 

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Contents

Book One
1
Book Two
4
Book Three
7
Book Four
10
Book Five
13
Book Six
16
Book Seven
19
Book Eight
23
Book Fourteen
41
Book Fifteen
44
Book Sixteen
47
Book Seventeen
49
Book Eighteen
52
Book Nineteen
54
Book Twenty
56
Commentary
57

Book Nine
25
Book Ten
28
Book Eleven
31
Book Twelve
34
Book Thirteen
38
Traditional Chinese Commentators Cited
139
Disciples of Confucius
150
Glossary of Terms
153
Bibliography
161
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About the author (2006)

Edward Slingerland is Associate Professor of Asian Studies, Canada Research Chair, University of British Columbia.

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