IN the following pages I have endeavoured to bring together, in the compass of a single volume, and in the form which would be most likely to interest the general reader, a 31s of all that concerns the life, times, and teaching of the great Chinese philosopher, Confucius. I have occasionally included in the details of his life incidents which are legendary, rather than historical, for the reason that, had I discarded them, I should have deprived the reader of many striking illustrations of his character, and of the manners, and of the mode of thought, belonging to the time in which he lived; and in doing this I have only followed the example of many preceding writers, amongst whom are to be enumerated such high authorities as M. Pauthier and the Jesuit Father P. Amiot.
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - G. G. Alexander
Published Date - August 26 2019
ISBN - 9780365376057
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.1 cm
Page Count - 340
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