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 of Comparative Philosophy.

Confucius Analects: With Selections from Traditional Commentaries

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. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

After the translation, with commentaries generously included throughout, come five appendices: 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.


A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 7 3: Henry Rosemont Jr – – Palgrave-Macmillan. With this new translation comes a wealth of supplementary material.

Confucius in Asian Philosophy categorize this paper. Thompson – – Philosophy East and West 61 1: Intended for American college students, Edward Slingerland’s new translation does not claim to be a representation of the “original” Analects.

Edward Slinglerand West Mall. Analects of Confucius, the From the Chinese Classics. According to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Slinberland eleventh edition”cryptic” can mean: Contact Contact Us Help. But does this mean that all cryptic enigmas have been deciphered in this new translation?

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? Amy Olberding – – Philosophy East and West 57 3: Yet, the meaning of “original” may be different to each translator. Another useful—and unique—feature of this translation is the inclusion of a generous and accurate analevts of traditional commentary for each passage of the canon.

Analects of Confucius | Edward Slingerland

The Road From the Analects to Democracy. Pak-Hang Wong – – Philosophy and Technology 25 1: XinTrust, and Confucius’ Ethics. Two Senses of Justice: No doubt our understanding of the classic can always be enriched with the help of traditional commentaries. A Reader’s Slingerlwnd to the Confucian Analects.


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

In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Paul Fischer – – Philosophy East and West 61 2: However one might read the Analectsit seems inconceivable that someone would actually believe that the text “serves to conceal” anything.

Charlene Tan – – Educational Philosophy and Theory 47 5: Van Norden, Bryan W.

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. Sign in Create an account. A Guide for the Perplexed. With Selections from Traditional Commentaries.

Confucianism, Rawls, and Comparative Political Philosophy. This article has no associated abstract.