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Works: 2,343 works in 6,160 publications in 11 languages and 67,207 library holdings
Genres: Quotations  Sacred books  Maps  History  Musical settings  Sacred works  Literature  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Commentaries 
Subject Headings: Philosophers 
Roles: Author, Attributed name, Other, Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Dubious author, Compiler, Creator, Collector, Contributor, 001
Classifications: PL2478, 181.09512
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Most widely held works about Confucius
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The analects (Lun yü) by Confucius( )

399 editions published between 1826 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 3,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 #x97; 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 governance, Confucius' philosophy postulated a humanistic social order that has survived as China's social ideal ever since. Beginning with the realization that society is a structure of human relationships, Confucius saw that in a healthy society this structure must be a selfless weave of caring relationships. Those caring relationships are a system of "ritual" that people enact in their daily lives, thus infusing the secular with scared dimensions.Highly regarded for the poetic fluency he brings to his award-winning work, David Hinton is the first twentieth-century translator to render the four central masterworks of ancient Chinese thought: Chuang Tzu, Mencius, The Analects, and Tao te Ching (forthcoming). HIs new versions are not only inviting and immensely readable, but they also apply a much-needed consistency to key terms in these texts, lending structural links and philosophical rigor heretofore unavailable in English. Breathing new life into these originary classics, Hinton's translations will stand as the definitive series for our era
The wisdom of Confucius by Confucius( Book )

17 editions published between 1901 and 1995 in English and held by 2,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and social ethics of the great Chinese sage
The Chinese classics by James Legge( Book )

95 editions published between 1861 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sayings and ideas attributed to the Chinese philosopher Confucius and his contemporaries, traditionally believed to have been written by Confucius' followers
The Analects of Confucius by Confucius( Book )

46 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Analects of Confucius is one of the central books of Chinese literature and Chinese thought; memorized and studied for many centuries, it has been certainly one of the most influential books in world history. There are many translations of this rewarding but difficult work. Arthur Waley -- the translator of the Tale of Genji, of a vast body of Chinese poetry, and of many other classics of Oriental literature and thought -- brings to this translation his great gifts as a scholar and a writer, and has produced what is without question the best version in English of the Analects. A full introduction gives the social and political background of this work, analyses of key terms in Chinese thought that are prominent in it, and a careful study of the history of the book and its interpretations. There are also full notes illuminating the references to contemporary events and clarifying obscure passages
The Analects : or, The conversations of Confucius with his disciples and certain others by Confucius( Book )

55 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compliation of discourses, maxims and aphorisms of Confusius [Lun Yu] dating from the 4th century B.C
The Analects of Confucius by Confucius( Book )

79 editions published between 1907 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of discourses, maxims and aphorisms of Confusius dating from the 4th century B.C
The heart of Confucius; interpretations of Genuine living and Great wisdom by Archie J Bahm( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sacred books of China: The texts of Taoism by Confucius( Book )

41 editions published between 1879 and 1994 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confucian analects, The great learning, and the doctrine of the mean by Confucius( Book )

28 editions published between 1861 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entire text of the Analects of Confucius in large, readable characters, and beneath this Legge's full translation, which has been accepted and the definitive, standard English version. Full chinese text, standard English translation on same page. Finest edition anywhere of one of world's finest thinkers
The original analects : sayings of Confucius and his successors by Confucius( Book )

19 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one has influenced Chinese life as profoundly as Confucius. Among the most important embodiments of that influence is the Analects, a seeming record of Confucius's conversations with his disciples and with the rulers and ministers of his own time. These sayings, many of them laconic, aphoristic, and difficult to interpret, have done much to shape the culture and history of East Asia. Bruce and Taeko Brooks have returned this wide-ranging text to its full historical and intellectual setting, organizing the sayings in their original chronological sequence, and permitting the Analects to be read for maximum understanding, not as a closed system of thought but as a richly revealing record of the interaction of life and thought as it evolved over almost the entire Warring States period. The Original Analects has clarified contradictions in the text by showing how they reflect changing social conditions and philosophical emphases over the two centuries during which it was compiled. The book includes a fresh and fluid translation, a detailed commentary and interpretation for each saying, illustrations of objects from the Warring States period, and an extensive critical apparatus setting forth the textual argument on which the translation is based, and indicating how the later view of the work as the consistent maxims of a universal sage gradually replaced the historical reality
Confucius : the great digest & Unwobbling pivot by Confucius( Book )

14 editions published between 1947 and 1968 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confucian analects by Confucius( Book )

35 editions published between 1933 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Li chi: book of rites : an encyclopedia of ancient ceremonial usages, religious creeds, and social institutions by Li Chi( Book )

8 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of Confucius by Confucius( Book )

8 editions published between 1926 and 1974 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ethics of Confucius; the sayings of the master and his disciples upon the conduct of "the superior man," by Confucius( Book )

23 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights the Sabbath, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Simhat Torah, Hanukkah, Tu Bi-Shevat, Purim, Passover, Yom ha-Azma'ut, Shavuot, Tishah be-Av, and other Jewish holidays
The essential Confucius : the heart of Confucius' teachings in authentic I ching order : a compendium of ethical wisdom by Confucius( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confucius is recognized as China's first and greatest teacher, and his ideas have been the fertile soil in which the Chinese cultural tradition has flourished. Now, here is a translation of the recorded thoughts and deeds that best remember Confucius--informed for the first time by the manuscript version found at Dingzhou in 1973, a partial text dating to 55 BCE and only made available to the scholarly world in 1997. The earliest Analects yet discovered, this work provides us with a new perspective on the central canonical text that has defined Chinese culture--and clearly illuminates the spirit and values of Confucius
Sei la terra che aspetta by Arlene Zallman( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The analects by Confucius( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few individuals have shaped their country's civilization more profoundly than the Master Kong, better-known as Confucius (551-479 BC). His sayings and those of his disciples form the foundation of a distinct social, ethical, and intellectual system. They have retained their freshness and vigor throughout the two and a half millennia of their currency, and are still admired even in today's China. This lively new translation offers clear explanatory notes by one of the foremost scholars of classical Chinese, providing an ideal introduction to the Analects for readers who have no previous knowledge of the Chinese language and philosophical traditions. -- Back cover
Americana : choral works by Randall Thompson, Elliott Carter, and Seymour Shifrin by Randall Thompson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The wisdom of Confucius
The wisdom of ConfuciusThe Analects of ConfuciusThe Analects : or, The conversations of Confucius with his disciples and certain othersThe Analects of ConfuciusThe heart of Confucius; interpretations of Genuine living and Great wisdomConfucian analects, The great learning, and the doctrine of the meanThe original analects : sayings of Confucius and his successorsThe ethics of Confucius; the sayings of the master and his disciples upon the conduct of "the superior man,"
Alternative Names
Chih-sheng-hsien-shih 周

Chih-sheng-wen-hsuan-wang 周


Chung-ni 周




Confuci 551-479 a.C.

Confuci v551-v479


Confucio 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

Confucio 551-479 a.C.

Confucio 551-479 f.Kr

Confucio 551-479 v.Chr

Confucio ca. 551-479 aC

Confucio ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Confucio filósofo chino

Confucio filosofo cinese

Confucio foi un pensador e filósofo chinés

Confucio v551-v479

Confucio 周



Confucius 551-479? a.C.

Confucius, 551-479 B.C

Confucius 551-479 f.Kr

Confucius 551-479 p.m.ē

Confucius 551-479 v.Chr

Confucius 552 př. Kr.-479 př. Kr

Confucius B.C.551-B.C.479

Confucius ca. 551-479 aC

Confucius ca 551-ca 479 av. J.-C.

Confucius ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Confucius Cheenese teacher, eeditor, politeecian, an filosofer

Confucius Chinees filosoof

Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher

Confucius Founder of Confucianism

Confucius Insik a pilosopo

Confucius penseur et philosophe chinois

Confucius philosophe chinois

Confucius v551-v479

Confucius 周





Confuzius ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Confuzius v551-v479



Dachengzhishengwenxuanwang 周

Dachengzhishengwenxuanxianshi 周


Gongja B.C.551-B.C.479


K’oeng Foe-tse

K’oeng Foe-tse 551-479? a.C.

K′ong, K′ieou

K′ong K′ieou 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

K′ong tseu

K′ong tseu 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

K′ung, Ch'iu

K′ung Ch'iu 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.



Kchung Čchiou 552 př. Kr.-479 př. Kr

Kchung-fu-c' 552 př. Kr.-479 př. Kr

Kh'oeng Foe Tsz'


Khong, Hoe Tjoe 551-479 v.Chr

Không-Tie ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Không-Tie v551-v479

Khong Tju

Khong Tju 551-479? a.C.

Khong Tju 周

Khong, Tseu

Khong-Tseu ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Khong-Tseu v551-v479

Khổng Tử



Khoung-Fou-Tseu 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

Khoung-fou-tseu 551-479 v.Chr

Khoung-fou-tseu ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Khoung-fou-tseu v551-v479



Koeng Foe-Tse

K'oeng Foe-tse 周

Kóeng Foe 'Tze 551-479 v.Chr


Komphukios v551-v479

Kon Fu Dzı


Kon-fu-tse 551-479 f.Kr


Kōnfouc̣ios ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kōnfouc̣ios v551-v479

Konfoutzée ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Konfoutzée v551-v479

Konfu-tse ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Konfu-tse v551-v479

Konfu ying tuoi shang 周

Konfu ying tuoius 周







Konfucij ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Konfucij v551-v479





Konfucius 551-479 v.Chr

Konfucius ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Konfucius čínský filozof

Konfucius kinesisk samfunnsaktivist og filosof

Konfucius v551-v479





Konfüçyüs ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Konfüçyüs v551-v479









Konfutse 551-479 f.Kr

Konfutse ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Konfutse v551-v479




Konfutsy ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Konfutsy v551-v479



Konfuzius 551-479? a.C.

Konfuzius 551-479 f.Kr

Konfuzius 551-479 v.Chr

Konfuzius 552 př. Kr.-479 př. Kr

Konfuzius ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Konfuzius chinesischer Philosoph und Religionsstifter

Konfuzius chinesischer Philosoph zur Zeit der Östlichen Zhou-Dynastie

Konfuzius v551-v479

Konfuzius 周

Konfu褮鮀ius 周

Konfu褮鮀i熵 周


K'ong, Ch'iu

K'ong Ch'iu 周


Kong-Fou-Tse 551-479 a.C.


K'ong-fou-tseu 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.


Kong-Fou-Tze 551-479? a.C.


Kong-Fou-Tzeu 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.



Kong fu zi

Kong fu zi 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

Kong fu zi 552 př. Kr.-479 př. Kr

Kong fu zi ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kong fu zi v551-v479

Kong fuzi

Kong Fuzi 551-479 f.Kr

Kong Fuzi 551-479 p.m.ē

Kong fuzi 551-479 v.Chr

Kong, Fuzi B.C.551-B.C.479

Kong Fuzi ca. 551-479 aC

Kong Hu Cu

Kong Hu Cu Tokoh Konghucu

K'ong maître

Kong, meistari

Kong, Qiu.

Kong Qiu 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

Kong Qiu 551-479 f.Kr

Kong, Qiu 551-479 v.Chr

Kong, Qiu B.C.551-B.C.479

Kong, Qiu ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kong, Qiu 周

Kong, Qui 551-479 p.m.ē



K'ong-tzu 周

Kong, Zhong ni

Kong Zhong ni 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

Kong, Zhongni

Kong Zhongni 551-479 f.Kr

Kong, Zhongni 周

kong zi

Kong zi 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

Kong, Zi 551-479 f.Kr

Kong Zi 551-479 p.m.ē

Kong zi ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kong zi v551-v479


Kongfuzi 551-479 v.Chr

Kongfuzi ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kongfuzi v551-v479


Kongja 551-479? a.C.



Kongzi 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

Kongzi 551-479 f.Kr

Kongzi 551-479 v.Chr

Kongzi 552 př. Kr.-479 př. Kr

Kongzi ca. 551-479 aC

Kongzi ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kongzi ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr Zhou

Kongzi v551-v479

Kongzi v551-v479 Zhou

Kongzi Zhou v551-v479

Kongzi 周


Koshi 551-479 a.C.

Koshi, 552-479B. C.

Kōshi 周

Krong Tse

Krong Tse 551-479 v.Chr

Kun Dzy ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kun Dzy v551-v479


Kung ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr Meister

Kʹung Chʹin ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kʹung Chʹin v551-v479

Kʻung, Chʻiu

Kung Ch'iu 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

Kʻung, Chʻiu 551-479? a.C.

K'ung, Ch'iu ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

K'ung, Ch'iu v551-v479

K'ung, Ch'iu 周

K'ung Chuan

K'ung, Chung-ni 周

K'ung Čiu 552 př. Kr.-479 př. Kr


Kung-fao-tsze ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kung-fao-tsze v551-v479


Kung-foo-tsze 551-479? a.C.

Kung-foo-tsze 551-479 v.Chr

Kung-foo-tsze 周

Kung Fu

Kung Fu 551-479 a.C.

Kung-fu ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kung Fu Ce


Kung-fu-dsï ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kung-fu-dsï v551-v479

Kung Fu-Dsu

Kung-Fu-Dsü ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kung-Fu-Dsü v551-v479


Kung-fu-tse ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kung-fu-tse v551-v479

K'ung Fu Tsǔ

Kung fu-tze

Kung fu-tze 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

Kʻung, Fu-tzu

K'ung fu-tzu 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

Kʻung, Fu-tzu 551-479? a.C.

Kung Fu-tzu 551-479 v.Chr

Kung-fu-tzû ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kung-fu-tzû v551-v479

Kung-fu v551-v479

Kung Fu 周


Kung Futse 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

Kung Futse ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kung Futse v551-v479


Kung-Kew 551-479? a.C.

Kung-Kew 周

Kung Meister v551-v479


Kung-tse 551-479? a.C.

Kung-Tse 551-479 f.Kr

Kung-Tse 551-479 v.Chr

Kung-Tsé ca. 551-479 aC

Kung-tse ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kung-tse v551-v479

Kung-tse 周


Kʿung-tszĕ ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kʿung-tszĕ v551-v479

Kung tze

Kung tze 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

K'ung-tze ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

K'ung-tze v551-v479


Kung-tzu 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

K'ung tzŭ 551-479 f.Kr

Kʹung-tzu ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kʹung-tzu v551-v479

K'ung-tzu 周

Kung v551-v479 Meister



Kungfutse 551-479 a.C.

Kungfutse 551-479 v.Chr

Kungfutse 552 př. Kr.-479 př. Kr

Kungfutse ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kungfutse v551-v479

Kungfutse 周

Kungtse ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Kungtse v551-v479



Kwan-Foo-Tze 551-479? a.C.

Kwan-Foo-Tze 周

Maître Kong

Maître Kong 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

Meester Kong 551-479 v.Chr

Shu ching ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Shu ching v551-v479

Shu-king 551-479 v.Chr

Ta-ch'eng-chih-sheng-wen-hsuan-hsien-shih 周

Ta-ch'eng-chih-sheng-wen-hsuan-wang 周

Wen-hsuan-wang 周

Wenxuanwang 周

Zhishengwenxuanwang 周

Zhishengxianshi 周

Zhong Ni ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Zhong Ni v551-v479


Zhongni 551-479 v.Chr

Zhongni ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

Zhongni v551-v479

Zhongni 周







Конфуций, 551-479 p.m.ē.

Конфуций 551-479 до н.э

Конфуций древний мыслитель и философ Китая


Конфуцій, 551-479 p.m.ē.
















کنفوسیوس فیلسوف چینی






कोन्ग् चि


कन्फ्यूशियस समाज सुधारक, लेखक तथा राजनेता

कन्फुसियस चिनियाँ शिक्षक, सम्पादक, राजनेता, र दार्शनिक


কনফুসিয়াস প্রাচীন চীনের বিখ্যাত দার্শনিক






కన్ఫ్యూషియస్ చైనీస్ ఉపాధ్యాయుడు, తత్త్వవేత్త, సంపాదకుదు మరియు రాజకీయవాది.


ಕನ್ಫ್ಯೂಷಿಯಸ್ ಚೀನಾದಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಶಿಕ್ಷಕ, ರಾಜಕೀಯ ಮುಖಂಡ, ಸಂಕಲನಾಕಾರ ಮತ್ತು ತತ್ವಜ್ಞಾನಿ

കൺഫ്യൂഷ്യസ് Politician, teacher, editor, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period







공구 B.C.551-B.C.479

공부자 B.C.551-B.C.479


공자 유교의 사상가

쿵쯔 B.C.551-B.C.479

쿵추 B.C.551-B.C.479




ខុង ជឺ




コウシ, 552-479B. C.


文宣王 周

萬世師表 周


仲尼 551-479 v.Chr

仲尼 ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

仲尼 周

(周) Chih-sheng-hsien-shih

(周) Chih-sheng-wen-hsuan-wang

(周) Chung-ni

(周) Confucio

(周) Confucius

(周) Dachengzhishengwenxuanwang

(周) Dachengzhishengwenxuanxianshi

(周) Khong Tju

(周) K'oeng Foe-tse

(周) Konfu ying tuoi shang

(周) Konfu ying tuoius

(周) Konfuzius

(周) Konfu褮鮀ius

(周) Konfu褮鮀i熵

(周) K'ong Ch'iu

(周) Kong, Qiu

(周) K'ong-tzu

(周) Kong, Zhongni

(周) Kongzi

(周) Kōshi

(周) K'ung, Ch'iu

(周) K'ung, Chung-ni

(周) Kung-foo-tsze

(周) Kung Fu

(周) Kung-Kew

(周) Kung-tse

(周) K'ung-tzu

(周) Kungfutse

(周) Kwan-Foo-Tze

(周) Ta-ch'eng-chih-sheng-wen-hsuan-hsien-shih

(周) Ta-ch'eng-chih-sheng-wen-hsuan-wang

(周) Wen-hsuan-wang

(周) Wenxuanwang

(周) Zhishengwenxuanwang

(周) Zhishengxianshi

(周) Zhongni

(周) 文宣王

(周) 萬世師表

(周) 仲尼

(周) 大成至聖文宣先師

(周) 大成至聖文宣王

(周) 孔仲尼

(周) 孔子

(周) 至聖文宣王

(周) 至聖先師

大成至聖文宣先師 周

大成至聖文宣王 周

孔, 丘

孔 丘 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

孔, 丘 ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

孔, 丘 v551-v479

孔, 仲尼


孔丘 551-479 v.Chr

孔丘 ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

孔丘 v551-v479

孔仲尼 周


孔子 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

孔子 551-479 v.Chr

孔子 B.C.551-B.C.479

孔子 ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

孔子 v551-v479

孔子 中国古代思想家,儒家学说的代表人物

孔子 中国思想家

孔子 周

孔子 春秋時代の中国の思想家、哲学者。儒家の始祖。


孔夫子 0551?-0479? av. J.-C.

孔夫子 551-479 v.Chr

孔夫子 ca.551 v.Chr.-ca.479 v.Chr

孔夫子 v551-v479

至聖文宣王 周

至聖先師 周