Surprisingly, this volume is the first and only anthology to address the worldwide influence of Confucius and the Analects in English. Here, contributors apply a variety of different methodologies (including philosophical, phililogical, and religious) and address a number of important topics, from Confucius and Western qvirtue ethicsq to Confucius' attitude toward women to the historical composition of the text of the Analects. Scholars will appreciate the rigor of these essays, while students and beginners will find them accessible and engaging.New Essays Bryan W. Van Norden Associate Professor of Philosophy and Asian Studies Vassar College ... For example, he understood Confuciusa#39; wenzhang as the mastera#39;s personal displays of virtue, things such as his speech, conduct, and bearing. ... one that he adopted from Cheng Yi a is the notion that Confuciusa#39; teachings consist of a number of discrete levels, each of which needs to be masteredanbsp;...
|Title||:||Confucius and the Analects : New Essays|
|Author||:||Bryan W. Van Norden Associate Professor of Philosophy and Asian Studies Vassar College|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2001-12-07|