The Analects

Author: Confucius
Publisher: Penguin
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BC ) was China's earliest teacher and moral thinker, and his name is most closely
associated with China's past. A man from a modest background, Confucius relied
on his learning and his practical skills to secure positions firstinthe aristocratic
families and then inthe government ofhis home state of Lu.A falling outwith the
chief counselor and the ruler of Lu forced himto spend his midlife in selfexile, ...

Moral Perspectives

Author: Kim Chong Chong
Publisher: NUS Press
ISBN: 9789971691622
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17. Collier, Gerald, John Wilson & Peter Thomlinson (eds.), Values and Moral
Development in Higher Education (London: Croon Helm, 1974), pp. 9-11. 18.
Blackham, H. J. (ed.), Moral and Religious Education in County Primary Schools (
Great Britain: NFER Publishing, 1976), p. 26. 19. The Analects, XIII: 20. All
references to the Confucian Analects are taken from D.C. Lau's translation,
Confucius: The Analects (Penguin Classics, 1979) and will be referred to as The
Analects hereafter.


Author: Wu Ch'eng-en
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ISBN: 0140441115
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Wu Ch ng- n wrote Monkey in the mid-sixteenth century, adding his own distinctive style to an ancient Chinese legend, and in so doing created a dazzling combination of nonsense with profundity, slapstick comedy with spiritual wisdom.

Tao Te Ching

Author: Lao Tzu
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ISBN: 014192232X
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Traditionally attributed to Lao Tzu, an older contemporary of Confucius (551 - 479 BC), it is now thought that the work was compiled in about the fourth century BC. An anthology of wise sayings, it offers a model by which the individual can ...

The Divine Verdict

Author: John Gwyn Griffiths
Publisher: BRILL
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(Analects, 7.21; tr. D.C. Lau, 88.) Arthur Waley3 translates thus: The Master never
talked of prodigies, feats of strength, disorders or spirits. A similar reserve
appears when Confucius is asked how the spirits of the dead and the gods
should be served: The Master said, 'You are not able even to serve man. How
can you serve the spirits?' 1 Ninian Smart, The Religious Experience of Mankind,
202. Cf. D.C. Lau, Confucius, The Analects (Penguin Classics, 1979, repr. 1986),
11-12, with a ...

Understanding The Analects Of Confucius

Author: Peimin Ni
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438464525
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The Analects by Confucius. New York: Penguin Classics. Chow, Kai-Wing. 1994.
The Rise of Confucian Ritualism in Late Imperial China. Stanford: Stanford
University Press. Clark, Kelly. 2005. “The Gods of Abraham, Isaiah and Confucius
.” Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 5.1 (Winter): 109–136. Clark, Kelly
James, and Justin T. Winslett. 2011. “The Evolutionary Psychology of Chinese
Religion: Pre-Qin High Gods as Punishers and Rewarders.” Journal of the
American ...

The World S Religious Traditions

Author: Frank Whaling
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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... question of our ability to act in terms of transcending truth, and love.” 2. “Chi-lu
asked how the spirits of the dead and the gods should be served. The Master
said, “You are not able even to serve man. How can you serve the spirits?” “May I
ask about death?” “You do not understand even life. How can you understand
death?” ” Analects, XI:12. All translations from the Analects are based on D. C.
Lau, trans., Confucius: The Analects (Penguin Classics, 1979). 18. 18a. 19. 20.
21. 22. 23.