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Definitions of CONFUCIUS
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- 1910 - Warner's dictionary of authors ancient and modern
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The head of Chinese religious and social philosophy; born about 551 B. C.; died 479 B. C. His "Analects" is an exposition of his philosophy, and he is said to have written the preface to the "Book of Historical Documents". He is also credited with having compiled the "Ancient Poems", about 300 pieces. His last work is called the "Annals of Lee" or "Spring and Autumn", a sort of philosophical history and ethical manual. His writings have been translated into English, and form a volume in the series edited by Prof. Max Muller, "Sacred Books of the East", published for Oxford University by the Clarendon Press.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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