The Analects / Edition 1

The Analects / Edition 1

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ISBN-10: 0192830910

ISBN-13: 9780192830913

Pub. Date: 12/09/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In this terse, brilliant translation, Simon Leys restores the human dimension to Confucius. He emerges a full-blooded character with a passion for politics and a devotion to the ideals of a civilization he saw in decline. Leys's Notes draw Confucius into conversation with the great thinkers of the Western tradition. In all, this volume provides new readers the perfect

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In this terse, brilliant translation, Simon Leys restores the human dimension to Confucius. He emerges a full-blooded character with a passion for politics and a devotion to the ideals of a civilization he saw in decline. Leys's Notes draw Confucius into conversation with the great thinkers of the Western tradition. In all, this volume provides new readers the perfect introduction to a classic work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192830913
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/09/1993
Series:
World's Classics Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.56(w) x 7.22(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents

FOREWORDxi
INTRODUCTIONxiii
THE ANALECTS OF CONFUCIUS3
NOTES103
PINYIN/WADE-GILES CONVERSIONS FOR CHINESE NAMES213
INDEX217

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