The Wisdom of Confucius

The Wisdom of Confucius

by Philosophical Library
     
 

 

Hundreds of sage observations from China’s most revered scholar Teacher, politician, philosopher, and student, Confucius offered wisdom and aphorisms on a variety of topics that transcend borders and time. Whether considering his own life, human nature, or a society’s responsibilities, Confucius’s teachings emphasize personal

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Hundreds of sage observations from China’s most revered scholar Teacher, politician, philosopher, and student, Confucius offered wisdom and aphorisms on a variety of topics that transcend borders and time. Whether considering his own life, human nature, or a society’s responsibilities, Confucius’s teachings emphasize personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice, and sincerity. He aimed to effect social and political reform, and left a legacy of wisdom that remains true today. Organized by topic and accompanied with contextual footnotes, this collection of quotes, sayings, and lessons is often as entertaining as it is educational.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781453201466
Publisher:
Philosophical Library/Open Road
Publication date:
09/07/2010
Series:
Wisdom
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
197
File size:
916 KB

Meet the Author

Confucius (551–479 BCE) was, and still is, China’s most famous teacher, philosopher, and political theorist. He began his studies to reconstruct the moral and material welfare of his people. His ideas—chief among them that all people are teachable, improvable, and perfectible—profoundly influenced the civilization of East Asia.  

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