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論語 [Lún Yǔ] This Lively New Translation With Clear Explanatory Notes By One Of The Foremost Scholars Of Classical Chinese Provides The Ideal Introduction To The Analects For Readers Who Have No Previous Knowledge Of The Chinese Language And Philosophical Traditions How Dare I Claim To Be A Sage Or A Benevolent Man By Constructing The Philosophy Expressed Through The Analects, Confucius Might Well Dare To Make Such A Claim The Analects Are A Collection Of Confucius Sayings, Compiled By His Pupils Shortly After His Death In BC And They Reflect The Extent To Which Confucius Held Up A Moral Ideal For All Men The Aim Is The Perfection Of One S Moral Character, The Method One Of Arduous Pursuit Of Such Moral Attributes As Benevolence, Wisdom, Courage The Result Is No Recompense Either In This Life Or The Next To Follow The Way Must Be Its Own Reward A Harsh Philosophy Perhaps, But Shining Through It Is The Splendid Intellect And Spirit Of One Of The Most Reasonable And Humane Thinkers Of All Time

10 thoughts on “論語 [Lún Yǔ]

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    Is it not indeed a pleasure to acquire knowledge and constantly to exercise oneself therein It really is It s a noble pursuit, forever trying to learn and improve and become the best you possible And in a way, that s the main driv

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    The Master said, It is only the most intelligent and the most stupid who are not susceptible to change Confucius, The Analects, XVII.3I rarely re read books An exception to this rule are ethical or religious texts I love Meditations by Marcu

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    In a class taught by General George S Patton, IV at the George Washington University in the early 80 s, reflecting on his experience in Vietnam, he summarized the failure of US policy in SE Asia as a failure to understand the history and culture of the region.

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    It s depressing to think that the teachings of Confucius constituted a religion in most of East Asia i.e they were wise sayings and stories of a great man from a certain time, that have been selectively reinterpreted by kings and heads of state, force fed to generations of school

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    Confucius has a lot of wisdom Anyone who is serious about living life well would do well to read the Analects.Poignant Quotes If you try to guide the common people with coercive regulations and keep them in line with punishments, the common people will become evasive and will have no sense

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    There are two things that are commonly labeled philosophy The first is philosophy sensu strictu, which deals with technical problems in its various branches, such as epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, etc The other is what one could call a philosophy of life , a vague category that one encoun

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    The political sayings of a Chinese master22 June 2011 While I have credited the writing of this work to Confucius, it was not actually written by him but rather by his disciples Thus Confucius joins Socrates and Jesus Christ of having an enormous influence upon the world without actually writing anything down

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    You can t review the Analects But you can review editions of the Analects, and this one, translated and commented upon by Annping Chin, is one of the great editions of any philosophy book I ve ever come across The translation clear without being condescending, and Chin includes the Chinese text at the back of the book

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    One of the great classics of world literature Worth reading for the parts that still apply Confucius describes himself as a transmitter, not an originator The book may not contain any original sayings Its main philosophical idea is to avoid extremes That s also an ancient Greek idea One can do no better than to follow that prece

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