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Published: 26 June 2014

152 Pages | 10 black & white halftones


ISBN: 9780195398915

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Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

Daniel K. Gardner

Very Short Introductions

  • A lucid and concise introduction to the philosophical tenets of Confucianism
  • Gives serious consideration to Confucianism in practice and the profound impact it has had, and is having, in Chinese political and social realms
  • Analyzes the major philosophical ideas of the Confucian tradition, beginning with the original vision
  • Traces the influence of Confucianism from its origins to the present day