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Unformatted text preview: The Historical Confucius The Spring and Autumn Period and the Emergence of a Chinese Ethics Todays Topics From Western Zhou to Eastern Zhou Confucius & the Spring and Autumn Period Three basic Confucian ideas The Analects (book of Confuciuss sayings) The Five Chou Classics as Sources for Chou History ( China , 39-42) Classic of Change Classic of Change ( Yi jing g ) Classic of Documents Classic of Documents ( Shu jing g ) Classic of Odes (or Songs or Poetry) Classic of Odes (or Songs or Poetry) ( Shi jing g ) Classic of Rites (or Ritual) Classic of Rites (or Ritual) (Yi li, Zhou li, Li ji q A P A O ) Spring and Autumn Annals Spring and Autumn Annals (Chun qiu K ) The Classic of Change Divination manual that replaced oracle bones Contained 64 hexagrams, 6 unbroken (yang ) or broken (yin ) lines Each hexagram represents a different moment in the great cycle of change in the cosmos Western Zhou to Eastern Zhou: Some...
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