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Confucius

Ezra Pound

Confucius

the Great digest, the Unwobbling pivot, and the Analects.

by Ezra Pound

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Published by New Directions Pub. Corp. in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese classics -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of Ta hsüeh, Chung yung, and Lun yü, with original stone texts from rubbings of the first two works.

    Other titlesDa xue. English & Chinese. 1969., Zhong yong. English & Chinese. 1969.
    StatementTranslation & commentary by Ezra Pound. Stone text from rubbings supplied by William Hawley. A note on the stone editions by Achilles Fang.
    GenreTranslations into English.
    SeriesA New Directions book
    ContributionsConfucius.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL2478 .C6 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5074467M
    LC Control Number74087911

    Confucius died on November 21, B. Other accounts describe him as being born into poverty. Confucius looked nostalgically upon earlier days, and urged the Chinese, particularly those with political power, to model themselves on earlier examples. At the time of his death, Confucius was convinced that his teachings had not made a significant impact on Chinese culture, even though his teachings would go on to become the official imperial philosophy of China. The earliest cannon included the Five Classics or Six Classics. So began a long period of traveling around to neighboring states seeking out such a ruler.

    Although influential enough to have followers, he was rarely able to affect the political curents of his time. Despite his political frustration he was accompanied by an expanding circle of students during this self-imposed exile of almost 12 years. The Chow line has followed the Yin, adopting its ways, and whether there has been deterioration or improvement may also be determined. Link to on-line text. As a young man, Confucius endured humiliation and hardship, having worked as a menial laborer and shepherd to make ends meet. Ethics One of the deepest teachings of Confucius may have been the superiority of personal exemplification over explicit rules of behavior.

    Traditional Chinese principles began to deteriorate, resulting in a period of moral decline. His family name was Kong and his personal name Qiu, but he is referred to as either Kongzi or Kongfuzi Master Kong throughout Chinese history. For quite different reasons, mainly having to do with modern textual scholarshipa greater number of twentieth century scholars both in China and in other countries hold that Confucius had nothing to do with editing the classics, much less writing them. After his death, Confucius became the official imperial philosophy of China, which was extremely influential during the Han, Tang and Song dynasties.


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Confucius book

But when his back was turned, and I looked attentively at his conduct apart from me, I found it satisfactory in all its issues. Confucius did not believe in the concept of " democracy ", which is itself an Athenian concept unknown in ancient China, but could be interpreted by Confucius's principles recommending against individuals electing their own political leaders to govern them, or that anyone is capable Confucius book self-government.

Confucius eventually returned to Lu upon the invitation of Jan Ch'iu and lived out his days teaching young men about the Chou traditions. In a few cases, versions of Legge's translations with modernized spellings of Chinese names have been released.

In addition to prescriptions for rituals, this item contains commentary including much philosophical material. The 14 Components of the Canon 1. Confucius is known as the first teacher in China who wanted to make education broadly available and who was instrumental in establishing the art of teaching as a vocation, indeed as a way of life.

New York: St. Confucius Confucianism Confucianism is the worldview on politics, education and ethics taught by Confucius and his followers in the fifth and sixth centuries B.

He died in bce, at the age of A historical account notes that, even though he was already known as an informed young scholar, he felt it appropriate to inquire about everything while visiting the Grand Temple.

It was the kind of event which historians tell us tends to inspire increased speculation about the meaning of things. Some of the quotations are from Confucius' followers, and a few even seem to originate with his critics.

At forty, nought could move me from my course. Oxford: Oxford University Press. According to Confucius, leaders could motivate their subjects to follow the law by teaching them virtue and the unifying force of ritual propriety.

Far-reaching in its influence, Lunyu was later translated into English under the title The Analects of Confucius.

Four Books and Five Classics

Translation with commentaries : Legge v. But he does not in the least grasp the pith of my remark. The following fourteen items have all been included at one time or another.Feb 05,  · Confucius, China’s most famous teacher, philosopher, and political theorist, whose ideas have influenced the civilization of East Asia.

Confucius’s life, in contrast to his tremendous importance, seems starkly undramatic, or, as a Chinese expression has it, it seems “plain and real.” The plainness.

BOOK II. Good Government—Filial Piety—The Superior Man. Sayings of the Master:— "Let a ruler base his government upon virtuous principles, and he will be like the pole-star, which remains steadfast in its place, while all the host of stars turn towards it. Confucius - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence.

We know very little for certain about the life of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (a westernised version of his name, which means ‘Master Kong’). He is said to have been born in B.C. in China; he. Book by Confucius, 12 Copy quote.

As the water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it, so a wise man adapts himself to circumstances. Confucius.

Books by Confucius

Inspirational, Change, Wise. 37 Copy quote. Expect much from yourself and little from others and you will avoid incurring resentments. Enjoy the best Confucius Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Confucius, Chinese Philosopher, Born BC. Share with your friends. Book of Rites. Describes ancient rites, social forms and court ceremonies.

The version studied today is a re-worked version compiled by scholars in the 3 rd century BCE rather than the original text, which is said to have been edited by Confucius himself.

I Ching (Book of Changes) The book contains a, now, well known divination system.