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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Complete translation with running traditional commentary, extensive glossary, index, and annotated bibliography. Cecilia Wee – – Philosophy East and West 61 3: Sounding the AnalectsEngaging Confucius.

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With this new translation comes a wealth of supplementary material. Yet, the meaning of “original” may be different to each translator. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. A Guide for the Perplexed. Lee – – Dao: Contact Contact Us Help.

Cline – analectz Dao: This article has no associated abstract. Epley – – Hypatia 30 4: True, there are passages in the Analects that are difficult to understand, and the reason, as Slingerland is well aware, usually lies in the lack of a specific historical or conversational context.

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History of Western Philosophy. After the translation, with commentaries generously included throughout, come five appendices: Added to PP index Total downloads 13of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads?


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Time and again, he reminds his readers of the “cryptic” quality of the original text: Thus, this version’s description promotes itself in the same strain: Comments are closed, but trackbacks and pingbacks are open. The Road From the Analects to Democracy.

Confucianism, Rawls, and Comparative Political Philosophy. A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 7 3: If so, then the reader may ask if it is commendable to remove these inherent textual riddles in favor of readability in [End Page ] the process of translation.

The Analects of Confucius: This sensible attitude and clear objective should be celebrated. Sign in to use this feature.

Edward Slingerland should be congratulated for providing such an invaluable service to American college students as well as the scholarly community at large. And Professor Slingerland’s position is understandable.

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Confucius Analects: With Selections from Traditional Commentaries

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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. In recent years, many new translations of the Analects have come out to indulge the seemingly robust appetite for the little Confucian classic in North America.

Analects of Confucius | Edward Slingerland

General readers and students will find no more accessible, reliable entree to this difficult and seminal text. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. No doubt our understanding of the classic can always be enriched with the help of traditional commentaries.

Dao, Harmony and Personhood: But does this mean that all cryptic enigmas have been deciphered in this new translation? Towards a Confucian Ethics of Technology.