Logo

The Analects of Confucius by Confucius, translated by J. Legge

Large book cover: The Analects of Confucius

The Analects of Confucius
by

Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: B001KC05MK
Number of pages: 230

Description:
No other book in the entire history of the world has exerted a greater influence on a larger number of people over a longer period of time than this volume. The spiritual 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. The Analects is the only place where we can encounter the real, living Confucius. He speaks with clarity and brilliance. He emerges as a man of great passion and many enthusiasms, a man of bold action whose true vocation is politics.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Arabic Thought and Its Place in HistoryArabic Thought and Its Place in History
by - Kegan Paul and Company
A study of the mutual influence of Arabic and Western worlds during the Middle Ages. It traces the transmission of Greek philosophy and science to the Islamic cultures. The book presents a fascinating portrait of medieval Muslim thought.
(14311 views)
Book cover: Perfect Questions Perfect AnswersPerfect Questions Perfect Answers
by - Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
This is an evaluation copy of the printed version of the book Perfect Questions Perfect Answers. It is a collection of conversations between His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and Bob Cohen, a Peace Corps worker in India.
(12228 views)
Book cover: The Wisdom of ConfuciusThe Wisdom of Confucius
by - Colonial Press
The strangest figure that meets us in the annals of Oriental thought is that of Confucius. To the popular mind he is the founder of a religion, and yet he has nothing in common with the great religious teachers of the East.
(7416 views)
Book cover: Hindu PhilosophyHindu Philosophy
- Wikipedia
India has a rich and diverse philosophical tradition dating back to the composition of the Upanisads in the later Vedic period. According to Radhakrishnan, the oldest of these constitute the earliest philosophical compositions of the world.
(6786 views)