While Confucius failed in his lifetime to rescue a crumbling civilization with his teachings, he was to become the most influential sage in human history. His thought, still remarkably current and even innovative after 2500 years, survives here in The Analects -- a collection of brief aphoristic sayings that has had a deeper impact on more people's lives over a longer period of time than any other book in human history. Formulated in the ruins of a society that had been founded on untenable spiritualistic concepts of ...

Analects 2014, Counterpoint LLC, Berkeley

ISBN-13: 9781619024441

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