Wisdom of Confucians

Wisdom of Confucians

by Zhou Xun, Tim Barrett

Hardcover

$15.95

Overview

This little anthology offers inspiring words of wisdom from the ancient Eastern tradition that brought us Feng Shui. With advise on everything from love and family life to the importance of education and the role of virtue, this illustrated treasury is full of guidance and insight and will be cherished by all those who seek a calmer and more measured way of life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781851682591
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publication date: 09/06/2001
Series: Oneworld of Wisdom - Timeless Truths to Treasure Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 5.96(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsvii
Introductionix
The Family17
Filial Piety22
Husbands and Wives35
Brotherly Love44
Children48
Family and Society51
Society57
Centrality and Great Harmony58
Dao60
Li65
Yi71
Laws76
Music81
Individuals89
Rectifying the Mind and Heart91
The Sage106
Constant Virtues111
The True Gentleman123
Education133
The Teacher140
Tian-Li, the Principle of Heaven149
Great Learning and Small Learning154
The Benefits of Education158
Books161
Practical Guidance169
A Developing Tradition173
Sources185
Further Reading190

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