Nov 2, 2001
Rated a Very Helpful Review by the Epinions community
Pros: easy to follow the analects, open to interpretation
Cons: not enough background information for beginners, hard to follow some texts.
"Chi Wen Tzu used to think thrice before acting. The Master hearing of it said, Twice is quite enough."
-Book 5, Analect 19
This book was a requirement for one of my classes. Having never encountered anything dealing with ... read more
Jun 29, 2000
Rated a Helpful Review by the Epinions community
Pros: Smooth, contemporary translation
Cons: Endnotes are wasted without references to them
Summary: This translation of the Analects is fresh and lively for the most part, but it can't settle on a single consistent translation for the paramount Confucian virtue, ren, which I believe weakens it substantially. It flip-flops between ... read more
Jun 29, 2000
Rated a Somewhat Helpful Review by the Epinions community
Pros: Extensive documentation, smooth reading, faithful translation
Cons: A bit old-fashioned
Summary: Arthur Waley's translation of the Analects of Confucius is the best on the market, particularly for those unfamiliar with Confucius' philosophy. The text is footnoted extensively, key concepts are explained in great depth, and the essence of Confucius' ... read more
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