Confucius


Born
Qufu, China
Genre

Influences
Zhou Era Chinese Thought


Confucius was a Chinese thinker and social philosopher, whose teachings and philosophy have deeply influenced Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese thought and life. Born 551 BC - Died 479 BC (aged 71–72).

孔子 - Kong Zi
孔夫子 - Kong Fuzi (Kung Fu-Tzu)

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The First Ten Books

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The Doctrine of the Mean

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The Teachings Of Confucius

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Anthology of Chinese Litera...

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The Most Venerable Book - S...

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The Sayings of Confucius

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Complete Works of Confucius

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“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.”
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Polls

August 2017 Old School Classic Poll

 
  57 votes, 18.1%

Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy 1895, 310 pages
 
  55 votes, 17.5%

Henry VIII by William Shakespeare 1613, 352 pages
 
  40 votes, 12.7%

 
  31 votes, 9.8%

Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi 1883, 262 pages
 
  27 votes, 8.6%

 
  20 votes, 6.3%

 
  19 votes, 6.0%

 
  17 votes, 5.4%

 
  16 votes, 5.1%

 
  11 votes, 3.5%

The Analects by Confucius -476, 249 pages
 
  10 votes, 3.2%

Mysteries by Knut Hamsun 1892, 348 pages
 
  7 votes, 2.2%

 
  5 votes, 1.6%

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