Books that Matter: The Analects of Confucius

SN 1 | EP 24 | Confucius's Comeback in a Global World

Conclude the course with a look at Confucian thought in the modern age. How did the West influence internal Chinese affairs (already on the point of collapse before Westerners arrived)? Why were the Analects pilloried during Mao's "Cultural Revolution"? How did Confucius once again become the voice of China?

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Books that Matter: The Analects of Confucius
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