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The Original Analects : Sayings of Confucius and His Successors - Confucius

The Original Analects

Sayings of Confucius and His Successors

Hardcover Published: 14th April 1998
ISBN: 9780231104302
Number Of Pages: 342
For Ages: 22+ years old

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This new translation presents the "Analects" in a revolutionary new format that, for the first time in any language, distinguishes the original words of the Master from the later sayings of his disciples and their followers, enabling readers to experience China's most influential philosophical work in its true historical, social, and political context.

The Original Analects is a remarkable book that ranks among the most significant and impressive works on Chinese thought ever published in English. Journal of Asian Studies With the publication of this translation, scholars now have a fully developed interpretation of a single text with which to test the Brooks' hypotheses. Undoubtedly we have not heard the last or even the definitive word on dating texts in early China. But the Brooks should be credited with pushing the field one great step further along in its development. Pacific Affairs The most exciting study of the Lun yu yet published in a Western language. Its potential implications are monumental, ranging from a rewriting of our understanding of early Confucianism and the nature of intellectual transmission in early China. Chinese Review International Its insightful readings and interpretive strategies stand to enrich our overall understanding of the Analects and its traditions. -- Lisa Raphals International Studies in Philosophy

Introductionp. 1
Confucius Himself
LY 4 (c0479)p. 13
The Early Circle
LY 5 (c0470)p. 21
LY 6 (c0460)p. 31
The Dzvngdz Transformation
LY 7 (c0440)p. 39
LY 8 (c0436)p. 47
LY 9 (c0405)p. 51
The Kung Transition
LY 10 (c0380)p. 59
LY 11 (c0360)p. 69
LY 3 (c0342)p. 79
The Hundred Schools
LY 12 (c0326)p. 89
LY 13 (c0322)p. 99
LY 2 (c0317)p. 109
The Last Debates
LY 14 (c0310)p. 119
LY 15 (c0305)p. 131
A Private Interlude
LY 1 (c0294)p. 145
LY 16 (c0285)p. 153
Return to Court
LY 17 (c0270)p. 161
LY 18 (c0262)p. 173
The Conquest of Lu
LY 19 (c0253)p. 185
LY 20 (c0249)p. 195
The Accretion Theory of the Analectsp. 201
Developmental Patterns in the Analectsp. 249
A Window on the Hundred Schoolsp. 257
Confucius and His Circlep. 263
A Reading of LY 1-4 in Text Orderp. 295
Works Citedp. 315
Romanization Equivalence Tablep. 325
Interpolations Finding Listp. 329
Indexp. 331
Afterwordp. 339
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ISBN: 9780231104302
ISBN-10: 0231104308
Series: Translations from the Asian Classics (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 342
Published: 14th April 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.11 x 16.43  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.66