9780140443486

The Analects

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  • ISBN13:

    9780140443486

  • ISBN10:

    0140443487

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1979-12-01
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics

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Summary

"The Analects of Confucius is a collection of aphorisms and historical anecdotes embodying the basic values of the Confucian tradition: learning, morality, ritual decorum, and filial piety. Reflecting the model eras of Chinese antiquity, the book is valued for its insights into the successful governance of the empire and its ideal organization of society. It has also been used for many centuries as a beginning text in the learning of classical Chinese." "The single most influential philosophical work in all of Chinese history, The Analects of Confucius has shaped the thought and customs of China for centuries and has played a key role in the development of nearby countries, such as Korea, Japan, and Vietnam. Burton Watson's concise translation uses the pinyin system of romanization and keeps explanatory notes to a minimum, yet his intimate knowledge of the Confucian tradition and precise attention to linguistic detail capture all the elegance, cogency, and wit of the original text, which continues to exert tremendous influence."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Diversity and Complexity
The Case Against the Authenticity of Crypto-Judaism in New Mexico
The Case for the Authenticity of Crypto-Judaism in New Mexico
Ideal Types of Crypto-Jewish Identity
Crypto-Jewish Practice: Memory and Bricolage
A Postmodern Take on Crypto-Judaism Conclusion Theoretical Appendix. (Neo)-Structuralism: A Basis for Understanding the Transformative Use of Structure in Crypto-Jewish Culture
Notes
Bibliography
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