By Wusun Lin

ISBN-10: 1592651275

ISBN-13: 9781592651276

The Analects (also referred to as Lunyü) is the vintage textual content on Confucius’ teachings and reports, and was once compiled by means of his disciples and second-generation disciples throughout the Spring and Autumn interval (722—480 BC) in chinese language background. it's the center textual content within the Confucian canon and the 1st of the basic “four books” of Confucian philosophy. It comprises 492 passages, and, even though many are brief, they typically hold profound meaning.

For greater than thousand years, The Analects and Confucian notion have had an immeasurable influence at the chinese language humans and chinese language tradition. Confucian culture constitutes the middle and bedrock of the chinese language civilization, regularly making an influence at the improvement of China all through historical past. This new translation—decades within the making—by considered one of China’s such a lot senior and well-respected translators, can be of tremendous worth to either students and scholars alike for years to come.

Wusun Lin is one among China’s so much most suitable translators and cultural ambassadors in a profession spanning over 5 a long time. he's adjunct professor of Journalism and Communications and Tsinghua college, govt Vice-President of the Translators organization of China, and Editor in leader of chinese language Translation Journal.

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