Confucianism (Paperback) - Goldin, Paul R.

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Paul R. Goldin explores how Confucianism was conceived and molded by its earliest masters, discusses its main tenets, and considers its history and relevance for the modern world. Goldin guides readers through the philosophies of the three major classical Confucians--Confucius, Mencius, and Xunzi--as well as two short anonymous treatises, the "Great Learning" and the "Classic of Filial Piety." He also discusses some of the main Neo-Confucian philosophers and outlines transformations Confucianism has undergone in the past century.--From publisher description.

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Publisher Univ of California Pr
Mfg Part# 9780520269705
SKU 217466336
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0520269705
Release Date 2/1/2011
From the Publisher
Editors Note This book presents a concise, balanced overview of China's oldest and most revered philosophy. In clear, straightforward language, Paul R. Goldin explores how Confucianism was conceived and molded by its earliest masters, discusses its main tenets, and considers its history and relevance for the modern world. Goldin guides readers through the philosophies of the three major classical Confucians--Confucius, Mencius, and Xunzi--and their writings: Confucius' Analects, the Mencius, and the Xunzi, as well as two short anonymous treatises, the "Great Learning" and the "Classic of Filial Piety." He also discusses some of the main Neo-Confucian philosophers and outlines transformations Confucianism has undergone in the past century.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0168
Publisher University of California Press
Series Part 09
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