The Analects

The Analects

By Confucius; Dover Thrift Editions; William Edward Soothill

Dover Publications, Paperback, 9780486284842, 144pp.

Publication Date: April 12, 1995

Rich distillation of the timeless precepts of extremely influential Chinese philosopher and social theorist. Includes "Concerning Fundamental Principles," "Concerning Government," "The Eight Dancers: Concerning Manners and Morals," and much more. Footnotes.

About the Author
<P>Burton Watson has taught at Columbia, Stanford, and Kyoto Universities and is one of the world's best-known translators of Chinese and Japanese works. His translations include <I>The Tales of the Heike</I>; <I>The Lotus Sutra</I>; the writings of Zhuangzi, Mozi, Xunzi, and Han Feizi; <I>The Columbia Book of Chinese Poetry</I>; and <I>Records of the Grand Historian</I>.</P>