The Chinese Classics


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The Chinese Classics (Prolegomena)

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781446036112
  • Publisher: Read Books Design
  • Publication date: 9/27/2010
  • Pages: 524
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.17 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter I. Of the Chinese Classics Generally
I. Books included under the Name of the Chinese Classics 1
II. The Authority of the Chinese Classics 3
Chapter II. Of the Confucian Analects
I. Formation of the Text of the Analects by the Scholars of the Han Dynasty 12
II. At what time, and by whom, the Analects were written; their Plan; and Authenticity 14
III. Of Commentaries upon the Analects 18
IV. Of Various Readings 21
Chapter III. Of the Great Learning
I. History of the Text, and the different Arrangements of it which have been proposed 22
II. Of the Authorship, and distinction of the Text into Classical Text and Commentary 26
III. Its Scope and Value 27
Chapter IV. The Doctrine of the Mean
I. Its Place in the Li Chi, and its Publication separately 35
II. Its Author; and some account of him 36
III. Its Integrity 43
IV. Its Scope and Value 44
Chapter V. Confucius and His Immediate Disciples
I. Life of Confucius 56
II. His Influence and Opinions 90
III. His Immediate Disciples 112
Chapter VI. List of the Principal Works Which Have Been Consulted in the Preparation of This Volume
I. Chinese Works, with Brief Notices 128
II. Translations and other Works 135
The Body of the Volume
I. Confucian Analects 137
I. Hsio R 137
II. Wei Chang 145
III. Pa Yi 154
IV. Li Zan 165
V. Kung Ye Chang 172
VI. Yung Ye 184
VII. Shu R 195
VIII. Tai-po 207
IX. Tsze Han 216
X. Hsiang Tang 227
XI. Hsien Tsin 237
XII. Yen Yuan 250
XIII. Tsze-lu 262
XIV. Hsien Wan 275
XV. Wei Ling Kung 294
XVI. Chi Shih 306
XVII. Yang Ho 317
XVIII. Wei Tsze 331
XIX. Tsze-chang 339
XX. Yao Yueh 350
II. The Great Learning 355
III. The Doctrine of the Mean 382
I. Subjects in the Confucian Analects 435
II. Proper Names in the Confucian Analects 442
III. Subjects in the Great Learning 445
IV. Proper Names in the Great Learning 446
V. Subjects in the Doctrine of the Mean 446
VI. Proper Names in the Doctrine of the Mean 448
VII. Chinese Characters and Phrases 449
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