April 11, 2019
Confucius – The Analects is a rather intriguing book since it aims to tackle information regarding the well known Confucius in a cogent manner.
The book is laid out in a fairly straight forward approach with no frills that’s an extremely quick read.
Within the introductory section, there is some background material featured, while later on the book features notes on particular translations the book offers. Knowing how complex translations can be, it’s a well-thought out approach to delineate what the book means by each translated term, instead of assuming that the reader will know. Not only that, certain words have various meanings, so to be able to narrow down with precision what was stated is greatly appreciated.
For individuals seeking veritable gems of Confucius, this book has dozens of them.
Reading this book will certainly help the individual realize how the culture was at the time, and why the information presented here was so vital to the upbringing and society in ancient China.
The totality of the book is seamlessly interwoven to give you everything you need for comprehension, while not an iota more.
Taking all into account the book definitely belongs in the libraries of individuals who value such knowledge with resounding depth. Confucius was definitely a master of his craft, and this book exemplifies that quite trenchantly.
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The Philosophy Of Tolkien – The Worldview Behind Lord Of The Rings by Peter Kreeft Ph.D.
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