The Fundamental system of thought in the Confucian Analects

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Abstract

The Confucian Analects was a product of the Confucians during the Chunqiu and Zhanguo periods. The text was composed as a series of aphorisms recorded, it is generally agreed, by Confucius’ disciples and their followers, and these aphorisms were later combined into a collection. Since the Analects was not written in a systematic style, and the scope of the contents seems so diverse, without careful examination one may be mystified by this style of record.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRu xue yu shi jie wen ming
Subtitle of host publicationguo ji xue shu hui yi lun wen xuan ji = Confucianism and world civilization
EditorsRongzhao Chen
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherNational University of Singapore
Pages985-1001
Number of pages17
Volume2
ISBN (Print)1879771578
Publication statusPublished - 2003
EventInternational Conference on Confucianism and World Civilizations (1997) - Singapore
Duration: 16 Jun 199719 Jun 1997

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Confucianism and World Civilizations (1997)
CitySingapore
Period16/06/9719/06/97

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Keywords

  • Confucian Analects

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Chan, S. W. (2003). The Fundamental system of thought in the Confucian Analects. In R. Chen (Ed.), Ru xue yu shi jie wen ming: guo ji xue shu hui yi lun wen xuan ji = Confucianism and world civilization (Vol. 2, pp. 985-1001). Singapore: National University of Singapore.