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  • I Ching or Book of Changes by Richard Wilhelm
    I Ching or Book of Changes (English, Paperback) Richard Wilhelm

    Covers "I Ching" - a book of oracles containing the whole of human experience.

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  • The First Ten Books by Confucius
    The First Ten Books (English, Paperback) Confucius

    Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook...

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  • Analects by Confucius
    Analects (English, Paperback) Confucius

    This edition goes beyond others that largely leave readers to their own devices in understanding this cryptic work, by providing an entrée into the text that parallels the traditional Chinese way of approaching it: alongside Slingerland's exquisite rendering of the work are his translations of a selection of classic Chinese commentaries that shed light on difficult passages, provide historical...

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  • The Analects by Confucius
    The Analects (English, Paperback) Confucius

    Few individuals have shaped their country's civilization more profoundly than the Master Kong, better-known as Confucius (551-479 BC). His sayings and those of his disciples form the foundation of a distinct social, ethical, and intellectual system. They have retained their freshness and vigor throughout the two and a half millennia of their currency, and are still admired even in today's China....

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  • The I Ching by Richard J. Smith
    The I Ching (English, Hardback) Richard J. Smith

    The "I Ching" originated in China as a divination manual more than three thousand years ago. In 136 BCE the emperor declared it a Confucian classic. This title tells the extraordinary story of how this cryptic and once obscure book became one of the most widely read and extensively analyzed texts in all of world literature.

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  • Confucianism in China by Tony Swain
    Confucianism in China (English, Paperback) Tony Swain

    This accessible history of Confucianism, or the 'Way of the Ru', emphasizes the religious dimensions of the tradition. It clearly explains the tradition's unique and subtle philosophical ideals as well as the 'arts of the Ru' whereby seemingly simple acts such as reading, sitting quietly, good manners, and attending to family and state responsibilities, became ways of ultimate transformation....

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  • The Analects of Confucius by J. Legge
    The Analects of Confucius (English, Hardback) J. Legge

    Originally, these sayings and conversations were penned during the Warring States period of Chinese antiquity. The subjects range from wise behaviour in times of crisis to general instruction upon how to live a peaceful life characterised by serenity, humility and good work.

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  • Confucianism as a World Religion by Anna Sun
    Confucianism as a World Religion (English, Hardback) Anna Sun

    From ancient Confucian temples, to nineteenth-century archives, to the testimony of people interviewed by the author throughout China over a period of more than a decade, this book traces the birth and growth of the idea of Confucianism as a world religion.

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  • Confucian Reflections by Philip J. Ivanhoe
    Confucian Reflections (English, Paperback) Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Confucian Reflections: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times is about the early Chinese Confucian classic the "Analects" Lunyu, attributed to the founder of the Confucian tradition, Kongzi (551-479 bce) and who is more commonly referred to as "Confucius" in the West. Philip J. Ivanhoe argues that the Analects is as relevant and important today as it has proven to be over the course of its more than 2000...

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  • Confucian Perfectionism by Joseph Chan
    Confucian Perfectionism (English, Hardback) Joseph Chan

    Since the very beginning, Confucianism has been troubled by a serious gap between its political ideals and the reality of societal circumstances. This title examines and reconstructs both Confucian political thought and liberal democratic institutions, blending them to form a Confucian political philosophy.

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  • The Analects by Confucius
    The Analects (English, Paperback) Confucius $8.01 $9.15
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  • Unearthing the Changes by Edward L. Shaughnessy
    Unearthing the Changes (English, Hardback) Edward L. Shaughnessy

    Three archeological discoveries that reorient scholarship on early chinese civilization.

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  • Chinese Religions by Jeaneane D. Fowler
    Chinese Religions (English, Paperback) Jeaneane D. Fowler

    Presents an introduction to the religions of China, and places it in the wider context of Chinese history and philosophy. This book brings together the studies of Jeaneane Fowler in Taoism, Chinese popular religion and the broader canvas of Chinese cosmogony, and those of Merv Fowler in Confucianism, Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism and Pure Land Buddhism.

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  • The Analects by Confucius
    The Analects (English, Paperback) Confucius, C. C. Tsai

    Dialogues, stories, and anecdotes of Confucius reveal the Chinese teacher's perpective on the state, leadership, virtue, and the proper relationship between humankind and nature.

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  • The I Ching (Book of Changes) by Geoffrey Redmond
    The I Ching (Book of Changes) (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Redmond

    "An up-to-date translation one of the oldest Chinese Classical texts, uncovering and explaining both the philosophical and political interpretations of the Book of Changes"--

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  • Guide to the I Ching by Carol K. Anthony
    Guide to the I Ching (English, Paperback) Carol K. Anthony $21.23 $24.95
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  • Women and Confucian Cultures in Premodern China, Korea, and Japan by Dorothy Ko
    Women and Confucian Cultures in Premodern China, Korea, and Japan (English, Paperback) Dorothy Ko

    This volume rewrites the history of East Asia by rethinking the contentious relationship between Confucianism and women. The book reveals Confucianism as a modern construct that does not reflect the social and cultural histories of East Asia before the 19th century.

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  • Under the Ancestors' Eyes by Martina Deuchler
    Under the Ancestors' Eyes (English, Hardback) Martina Deuchler

    Under the Ancestors' Eyes elucidates the role of Neo-Confucianism as an ideological and political device by which the elite in Korea regained and maintained dominance during the Choson period. Using historical and social anthropological methodology, Martina Deuchler highlights Korea's distinctive elevation of the social over the political.

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  • Luxuriant Gems of the Spring and Autumn by Zhongshu Dong
    Luxuriant Gems of the Spring and Autumn (English, Hardback) Zhongshu Dong

    A major resource expanding the study of early Chinese philosophy, religion, literature, and politics, the first complete English-language translation of the Luxuriant Gems of the Spring and Autumn (Chunqiu fanlu), one of the key texts of early Confucianism

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  • The Spirit of the Chinese People by Gu Hongming
    The Spirit of the Chinese People (English, Paperback) Gu Hongming

    In this essay collection first published nearly a century ago, Gu Hongming compares Chinese and European civilizations while enumerating the virtues of China's traditional Confucian philosophy. Gu famously proposed applying Confucian solutions to the many problems faced by Europe in the early twentieth century. Originally published in English and quickly translated into German, French, and Japanese, The Spirit of the Chinese People was a sensation in the West, presenting the culture and people of China and making Gu Hongming a national hero.

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