Thinking Through Confucius
Thinking Through Confucius critically interprets the conceptual structure underlying Confucius' philosophical reflections. It also investigates "thinking," or "philosophy" from the perspective of Confucius. That authors suggest that an examination of Chinese philosophy may provide an alternative definition of philosophy that can be used to address some of the pressing issues of the Western cultural tradition.
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Thinking Through Confucius offers a thought provoking interpretation of the Lunyu, which over the years has been elevated to the level of classic among scholars in the field. Also an introduction to their method of textual analysis, this work comprehensively explains themes in the Analects and challenges old assumptions. Despite is controversiality at times, Hall and Ames deliver a top notch exegetical and philosophical work.
A lot of the Pin Yin that is used in the book is wrong, if they are Chinese Pin Yin. It will be better to write the Correct Pin Yin, to eliminate confusions. And even if they are not Pin Yin, their pronunciation is wrong to me as in Mandarin or Cantonese. My School have this included in our reading set, I was confused, because as a Chinese student it is confusing to read the "wrong" Pin Yin, Unless it was intended. However, Friend (you), humanity (ren). Thank for making my life miserable anyway~