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By Amy Olberding

This quantity surveys the key philosophical options, arguments, and commitments of the Confucian vintage, the Analects. In thematically geared up chapters, top students offer a close, scholarly advent to the textual content and the sign principles ascribed to its protagonist, Confucius.


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Matthew in the New Testament (Halivni 1986: 17; Moule 1982: 94–95). According to 1 Unless otherwise noted, all Chinese language sources quoted in this chapter are the authors’ own translations. B. -C. edu A. B. -C. Ng Jacques Guillet, the New Testament as a whole is primarily a commentary on and reading of the Jewish scriptures (Guillet 1984: 56). 2 Even a cursory reader of the Analects will probably take note of Confucius’ brief comments on the Book of Odes (Shijing 詩經) and the Book of Documents (Shujing 書經), two earlier classical texts that Confucius is supposed to have edited.

As this chapter has shown, the received historical tradition tells us that the Analects is not authored by a single person, but rather the results of the collation of the fragmentary accounts of multiple disciples, perhaps over multiple generations. The work of centuries of textual critics has identified layers of the text such that it is clear that the text is a composite of more than one “coming together” of such fragmentary accounts. E. To the extent that there is editorial consistency, then, it is the consistency of different editors at different times.

In the tradition of rabbinic Judaism, even God, the ultimate giver of life, is depicted as an exegete who studies and interprets his own Torah (Fishbane 1986: 19). But how might commentaries “give life” to a classical or scriptural text, if not by illuminating obscurities and revealing the meaning simply and plainly? One way is by showing how the texts of the canon present more than meets the eye, that they, despite appearances to the contrary, fulfill several important criteria for canonicity that appear to be almost universal; these include comprehensiveness, orderliness, consistency, and profundity, as well as the absence of superfluities (Henderson 1991: 89–138).

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