Confucius: The Essential Analects

Confucius: The Essential Analects

Edward Slingerland


This variation is going past others that principally depart readers to their very own units in realizing this cryptic paintings, by way of delivering an entre into the textual content that parallels the conventional chinese language manner of impending it: along Slingerland's beautiful rendering of the paintings are his translations of a range of vintage chinese language commentaries that make clear tough passages, offer ancient and cultural context, and invite the reader to contemplate a variety of interpretations. the appropriate scholar variation, this quantity additionally encompasses a normal advent, notes, a number of appendices—including a thesaurus of technical phrases, references to trendy Western scholarship that time the way in which for additional examine, and an annotated bibliography.

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