The humanist way in ancient China; essential works of Confucianism. Edited and translated by Ch'u Chai and Winberg Chai.

; Chai, Winberg, joint ed. and tr
New York, Bantam Books [1965] .

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Other Authors Chai, Winberg,
Subjects Philosophy, Chinese.
Series Bantam matrix editions.
Description 373 pages 18 cm
Copyright Date [1965]
Summary From the son of heaven to the common peasant, the goal of the ancient Chinese was to be righteous, to promote filial piety, and to uphold human rights in a peaceful and harmonious world. He was heir to Confucius and his disciples, among the greatest humanists of any age or any people. To illustrate for the Western reader the richness and splendor of Chinese humanism, the editors of this volume have selected the Analects of Confucius, the complete works of Mencius, as well as selections from the other important Confucian classics. Though set down over 2,500 years ago, these Confucian attitudes on individual morality and on the conduct of society, government and politics remain liberal, enlightened and startlingly modern.
Contents Introduction: Confucianism as humanism. Confucianism as a religion. The spirit of Confucianism.--Confucius.--Mencius.--Hsun Tzu.--Ta hsueh (The great learning)--Chung yung (The doctrine of the mean)--Hsiao ching (The classic of filial piety)--Li chi (The book of rites)--Tung chung-shu.
Geographic Area China
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00368632
(OCoLC)368632
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