Slingerland’s use of commentary gives readers a fighting chance at understanding and appreciating this foundational Confucian classic.” —John Berthrong. Confucian Analects – Edward Slingerland – Ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online. Confucian Analects translated by Edward. Analects of Confucius. Hackett Publishing Company, Complete translation with running traditional commentary, extensive glossary, index.

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A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 11 3: XinTrust, and Confucius’ Ethics. Pak-Hang Wong – – Philosophy and Technology 25 1: But does this mean that all cryptic enigmas have been deciphered in this cpnfucius translation? Contemporary readers will be enlightened as to what Confucius taught his disciples and will share the experience of being a analect to all the generations of students who have pondered the sometimes cryptic and enigmatic words of Confucius. This article has no associated abstract.

Analects of Confucius | Edward Slingerland

Cline – – Dao: According to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary eleventh edition”cryptic” can mean: General readers and students will find no more accessible, reliable entree to this difficult and seminal text. Thompson – – Philosophy East and West 61 1: The Analects of Confucius: Even if there is, in what sense can one claim that an English translation of the Analects represents the “original” classic?


Some are interested in reconstructing the philosophical structure and chronological strata of the Analects whereas others are keener on a scrupulously faithful to some, this means “literal” rendition of the particular version that they choose to translate. Intended for American college students, Edward Slingerland’s new translation does not claim to be a representation of the “original” Analects. The Road From the Analects to Democracy.

History of Western Philosophy. Science Logic and Mathematics. Yong Huang – – Bloomsbury Publishing.

Request slingrrland from index. Sounding the AnalectsEngaging Confucius. This sensible attitude and clear objective should be celebrated. Judging from his highly readable and at times elegant translation, this reviewer finds it hard to imagine that an educated English-language reader would find the Analects “cryptic” in any way.

Confucianism, Rawls, and Comparative Political Philosophy.

Confucius Analects: With Selections from Traditional Commentaries

Edward Slinglerand West Mall. But is there such a text that can be considered the “original” Analects that is still recoverable or that can be reconstructed in the classical Chinese language?

Dao, Harmony and Personhood: Two Senses of Justice: Amy Olberding – – Philosophy East and West 57 3: Cecilia Wee – – Philosophy East and West 61 3: Hackett Publishing Company, Towards a Confucian Ethics of Technology. The ideal student edition, this volume also includes a general introduction, confuciux, multiple appendices—including a glossary of technical terms, references to modern Western scholarship that point the way for further study, and an annotated bibliography.


And Professor Slingerland’s position is understandable. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: A Guide for the Perplexed.

Project MUSE – Confucius Analects: With Selections from Traditonal Commentaries (review)

Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Yet, the meaning of “original” may be different to each translator. Department of Asian Studies. This new Analects is an extraordinary contribution and should by rights become the preferred starting-point for English-language readers.