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Zhu Xi's Reading of the Analects Canon, Commentary and the Classical Tradition

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ISBN-10: 0231128657

ISBN-13: 9780231128650

Edition: 2003

Authors: Daniel K. Gardner, Confucius, Daniel Gardner

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The Analects is a compendium of the sayings of Confucius (551--479 b.c.e.), transcribed and passed down by his disciples. How it came to be transformed by Zhu Xi (1130--1200) into one of the most philosophically significant texts in the Confucian tradition is the subject of this book. Scholarly attention in China had long been devoted to the Analects. By the time of Zhu Xi, a rich history of commentary had grown up around it. But Zhu, claiming that the Analects was one of the authoritative texts in the canon and should be read before all others, gave it a still more privileged status in the tradition. He spent decades preparing an extended interlinear commentary on it. Sustained by a…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 8/27/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Daniel Gardner is professor of history at Smith College. He is the author of Learning to Be a Sageand Chu Hsi and the Ta-hsueh: Neo-Confucian Reflection on the Confucian Canon.

Learning
True Goodness
Ritual
Ruling
The Superior Man and the Way
Conclusion
Appendix
Index