This version is going past others that principally go away readers to their very own units in realizing this cryptic paintings, via delivering an entree into the textual content that parallels the normal chinese language method of impending it: along Slingerland's beautiful rendering of the paintings are his translations of a range of vintage chinese language commentaries that make clear tricky passages, supply ancient and cultural context, and invite the reader to give some thought to a variety of interpretations. definitely the right scholar variation, this quantity additionally incorporates a common creation, notes, a number of appendices -- together with a word list of technical phrases, references to fashionable Western scholarship that time the best way for additional examine, and an annotated bibliography.
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3. ” 5 A common saying emphasizing the transformative effect of environment upon one’s character; see, for instance, Chapter 1 “Encouraging Learning” of the Xunzi: “When a raspberry vine grows among hemp, it naturally stands upright without the need for support; when white sand is mixed with mud, both of them become infused with blackness” (Knoblock 1988: 137). The idea, of course, is that the tall, straight hemp acts as a natural stake guiding the growth of the raspberry vine, which otherwise would grow into a tangled bramble.
8 The Master said, “If a gentleman is not serious, he will not inspire awe, and what he learns will be grasped only superficially. Let your actions be governed by dutifulness and trustworthiness, and do not accept as a friend one who is not your equal. 25. 4 Confucius Analects “Seriousness” (zhong ; lit. “heaviness”) seems here to refer to a kind of genuine emotional commitment to the Confucian Way. ” In the second half, we see again the emphasis upon improving one’s actual behavior in one’s interactions with others.
7 Ziyou asked about filial piety. The Master said, “Nowadays ‘filial’ means simply being able to provide one’s parents with nourishment. But even dogs and horses are provided with nourishment. ” The focus here is upon the importance of internal involvement when it comes to virtuous behavior, “respect” (jing ) encompassing both a manner of behaving and an emotional attitude. 8 Zixia asked about filial piety. The Master said, “It is the demeanor that is difficult. 11 above. 7, in which case “demeanor” (se ) should be understood as referring to one’s internal emotional state as revealed in one’s features.
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