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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The Preface and Introduction, simply written but brimming with information, are followed by a Traditional Chronology of events in the history of Confucianism. Analects of Confucius, the From the Chinese Classics.

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Edward Slingerland should be congratulated for providing such an invaluable service to American college students as well as the scholarly community at large. 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? Epley – – Hypatia 30 4: Thus, this version’s description promotes itself in the same strain: There is much for us to learn from this new translation, and we are all indebted to its author.

Two Senses of Justice: Even if there is, in what sense can one claim that an English translation of the Analects represents the “original” classic? While the issue of audience is of some importance to how a translation is done, it is not always clear who the intended audiences of these new translations are. A Reader’s Companion to the Confucian Analects. History of Western Philosophy. The ideal student edition, this volume also includes a general introduction, notes, multiple appendices—including a glossary of technical terms, references to modern Western scholarship that point the way for further study, and an annotated bibliography.


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Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. With Selections from Traditional Commentaries. Confucius and the Analects: Another useful—and unique—feature of this translation is the inclusion of a generous and accurate selection of traditional commentary for each passage of the canon.

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. Edward Slingerland – – Dao: This new Analects is an extraordinary contribution and should by rights become the preferred starting-point for English-language readers. Thompson – – Philosophy East and West 61 1: Henry Rosemont Jr – – Palgrave-Macmillan.

Care Ethics and Confucianism: This “cryptic” quality perhaps has sensitized him as a translator in representing the classic to his English-language readers, for he emphasizes in his Preface that much of this “cryptic” quality “is already hidden in the translation by virtue of the choices the translator has to make in rendering the passages into intelligible English” p.

Confucius Analects: With Selections from Traditional Commentaries

Complete translation with running traditional commentary, extensive glossary, index, and annotated bibliography. 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?

Sounding the AnalectsEngaging Confucius. Confucius in Asian Philosophy categorize this paper. This entry has no external links. 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. Department of Asian Studies. Van Norden, Bryan W.


General readers and students will find no more accessible, reliable entree to this difficult and seminal text. And Professor Slingerland’s position is understandable. Confucius and the Effortless Life of Virtue.

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However one might read the Analectsit seems inconceivable that someone would actually believe that the text “serves to conceal” anything.

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Quite a smorgasbord; but I suspect it will be the abundant, almost too abundant, citations from those commentators following each of the chapters. Lee – – Dao: No keywords specified fix it. In lieu confuius an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Charlene Tan – – Educational Philosophy and Theory 47 5: Explicit or not, they often purport to represent the “original” Analects in modern English.

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Ontologically we may compromise the “cryptic” quality in the original, and pedagogically we may deprive the reader of the precious opportunity of interrogating the original text “in all its cryptic glory” p. With this new translation comes a wealth of supplementary material.

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