The Analects

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Penguin, Dec 20, 1979 - Religion - 256 pages
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Confucius is one of the most humane, rational, and lucid of moral teachers, concerned not with arcane metaphysics but with practical issues of life and conduct. What is virtue? What sort of life is most conducive to happiness? How should the state be ruled? What is the proper relationship between human beings and their environment? 

In this classic translation of The Analects by Arthur Waley, the questions Confucius addressed two and a half millennia ago remain as relevant as ever.

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User Review  - Quentin S. - Goodreads

This really wasn't what I was expecting. Unfortunately, I have no time to write a decent review of this at present, and I feel odd writing a 'review' of the Analects, anyway. Maybe this only ... Read full review

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User Review  - David Pearce - Goodreads

As many have highlighted, the text is very repetitive, to the extent that in this edition there are footnotes on almost every page referencing where a quote had already been said. To a certain extent ... Read full review

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Contents

Acknowledgement
7
Introduction
9
BOOK I
59
BOOK II
63
BOOK III
67
BOOK IV
72
BOOK V
76
BOOK VI
81
BOOK XIV
124
BOOK XV
132
BOOK XVI
138
BOOK XVII
143
BOOK XVIII
149
BOOK XIX
153
BOOK XX
158
Events in the Life of Confucius
161

BOOK VII
86
BOOK VIII
92
BOOK IX
96
BOOK X
101
BOOK XI
106
BOOK XII
112
BOOK XIII
118
Chronology
195
The Disciples as They Appear in the Analects
196
The Lun yu
220
Textual Notes
234
Works Cited
235
Glossary
236
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