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Synonyms for analects

a collection of excerpts from a literary work

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Lastly, on whether Confucianism is the best leaven for the purported excesses of "capitalism," even though it is beyond doubt that Shibusawa's Confucian beliefs inspired him to pour enormous amounts of money into social welfare programs, it can hardly be said that the Analects is the only book to have spurred the wealthy to part with some of their gains for the sake of the commonweal.
Ritual action, a central concept in Analects, is a process that provides means for becoming Good.
Chinese traditional teaching, Analects, advocates a middle course in order to keep the harmony of the opposites.
Actually, in the Analects, Confucius has never mentioned the word "Shangdi[phrase omitted] (the above ruler, God), which is frequently appeared in other early classics.
There is a narrow focus on just three texts--the Analects, Mencius, and Xunzi, while Confucian classics such as the Book of Ritual (Liji) and the Book of Songs are overlooked.
Some of this can also be seen in Confucian thought, where charity and generosity are subsumed by the concept of "ren." In the Analects, Confucius repeated this word hundreds of times.
Yanghua Zhang writes, importantly, of the Confucian revival in 21st century China, examining the scholar and television personality Yu Dan's lectures on China Central Television in 2006 on the "affective undertone" of The Analects, looking to Confucianism as a "source of happiness and everyday life in the fast-paced market-oriented" environment of contemporary China (p.
There are 20 pages for the Yidan Prize for Education Development, and 13 pages for the Yidan Prize for Education Research, symbolizing the twenty chapters of the Analects and the Thirteen Classics respectively.
If the title of the compilation were Kongzi [phrase omitted] (Master Kong), rather than Lunyu (Analects), there would arguably be more reason to assume that any unnamed master has to be Confucius, but considering the circumstance that the Lunyu presents many different named speakers, as well as pronouncements for whom no speaker is mentioned, the speakers referred to by the generic designation of 'master' may be either Confucius or any other person who could be considered a master by the compilers of the text.
'Moving a mountain' is an oft-quoted phrase that could be traced back to the Analects of Confucius.
In the Analects, Confucius says that fifty is a watershed year in one's life, a time when one becomes conscious of the "mandate of heaven," or one's position in the universe.
Confucius said (or is supposed to have said--some think this is much later interpellation into the Analects (15)): The first step in establishing good government is to rectify names.
Also known as simply "Analects" or "Lunyu," this book is the collection of sayings and ideas attributed to the Chinese philosopher Confucius on how to live a virtuous life and be kind -- what he referred to as ren.
It needs to stress that, according to the fact that Confucius made a great contribution for the amendment of "The Book of Changes", some people thought that The Analects of Confucius only discussed two kind of situations, i.e.
(13.) Shao Peiren & Yao Jinyun?"On the Mode of Communication: Core Communication Mode of the Analects and Thinking of Confucianism Communication," Journal of Zhejiang University (Humanities and Social Sciences), Vol.44, No.4 (2014), pp.58, 68.]