The Chinese Classics (Confucian Analects), James Legge

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The Analects is the representative work of Confucianism. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. The Analects records the words and acts of the central Chinese thinker and philosopher Confucius and his disciples. Confucianism is one of the worlds major thought systems and remains very relevant for understanding East Asia.

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