The Analects of Confucius, Volume Arthur Waley, a shy reclusive scholar, was one of the earliest champions of Asian literature in the English-speaking. The Analects of Confucius. Front Cover. Confucius. Vintage Books, – Philosophy . A renowned translator and critic, Arthur Waley was born in and. Results 1 – 14 of 14 The Analects of Confucius by WALEY, Arthur, translated and annotated and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available.

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However, in my case, I certainly wouldn’t have minded more scholarship and context. Analects, in case you were wondering, are “selected passages from the writings of an author. Strahd aanlects it Dec 18, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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Charlotte marked it as to-read Feb 26, Not only that, but also, certain words have various meanings, so to be able to narrow down with precision what was stated is greatly appreciated. Imagine a giant fortune cookie written by someone who as lived a long life, living long ago. See all customer images.

For individuals seeking veritable gems of Confucius, this book has dozens of them. Arthur Waley — the translator of the Tale of Genji, of a vast body of Chinese poetry, and of many other classics of Oriental literature and thought — brings to this translation his great gifts as a scholar and a confuciue, and has produced what is without question the best version in English of the Analects.

Melissa Petruzzello rated it really liked it Jan 14, Was there once a larger corpus of writings from Confucius, and is what we have today distilled from some larger body of work? Pitong marked it as to-read Jul 29, Karen rated it really liked it Dec 02, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Classical Confucianism in Asian Philosophy.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Katrin Froese – – Asian Philosophy 24 4: Jamesmanniello added it Feb 03, Yun Ma – – Philosophy and Culture 29 7: Sign in to use this feature. He is credited with bringing many classic works of Chinese and Japanese literature including The Tale of Genji to Western readers for the first time. The Analects of Confucius by Arthur Waley. Cathie added it Atthur 20, Guillermo marked it as to-read Nov 26, The Analects Everyman’s Library. The main thing that can obscure some of the “chapters” is their reliance on Chinese history and most of these are briefly cleared wzley in Dawon’s notes.


The book is laid out in a fairly straight forward approach with no frills that’s an extremely confhcius read. The waely cornerstone of the most populous and oldest living civilization on Earth, the “Analects” has inspired the Chinese and all the peoples of East Asia with its affirmation of a humanist ethics. I had this edition of “The Analects” with me when my wife and I were traveling in Beijing, home of the second largest Confucian temple in the world.

Confucius and Lao Tzu: The Analects of Confucius

Translated and Annotated by Arthur Waley. Pragmatism and East-Asian Thought. He emerges as a man of great passion and many enthusiasms, a man of bold action whose true vocation is politics.

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