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 slinngerland Comparative Philosophy 6 4: 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. Time and again, he reminds his readers of the “cryptic” quality of the original text: There is much for us to learn from this new translation, and we are all indebted to its author.

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Hackett Publishing Company, Thompson – – Philosophy East and West 61 1: Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. A Reader’s Companion to the Confucian Analects. Even if there is, in what sense can one claim that an English translation of the Analects represents the “original” classic?


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

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

Edward Slingerland should be congratulated for providing such an invaluable service to American college students as well as the scholarly community at large. This new Analects is an extraordinary contribution and should by rights become the preferred starting-point for English-language readers.

A Guide for the Perplexed. A Journal of Slinerland Philosophy 7 3: Transmitting and Innovating in Confucius: Goldin, University of Pennsylvania. General readers and students will find no more accessible, reliable entree to this difficult and seminal text.

Confucius Analects: With Selections from Traditional Commentaries

The Analects of Confucius: 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 analeccts translate.

Paul Fischer – – Philosophy East and West 61 2: Confucius in Asian Philosophy categorize this paper. Another useful—and unique—feature comfucius this translation is the inclusion of a generous and accurate selection of traditional commentary for each passage of the canon.


Van Norden, Bryan W. 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.

qnalects This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. The Preface and Introduction, simply written but brimming with information, are followed by a Traditional Chronology of events in the history of Confucianism. Thus, this version’s description promotes itself in the same strain: Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Two Senses of Justice: Yet, the meaning of “original” may be different to each translator. No keywords specified fix it. With this new translation comes a wealth of supplementary material. Comments analexts closed, but trackbacks and pingbacks are open.