The Analects, containing the sayings of the philosopher Confucius and his followers, is one of the most influential texts in Chinese philosophy. Until 1905 mastery of the Analects was required for the imperial civil service examination.

The sayings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (551–479 BCE) and his disciples are recorded in the Analects, a text that influenced government service and education in China, Korea, Vietnam, and Japan for more than two

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:45-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Concept, Values and Worldview|Comments Off on Analects (Lúnyǔ 论语)|Lúnyǔ 论语 (Analects)

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