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period
:
 Golden
Age
of
Chinese
thought
 PredicOon
exercise
 •  Given
the
poliOcal
situaOon
in
Warring
States
 China,
what
philosophical
ideas
might
have
 been
popular
at
the
Ome?
 The
Historical
Confucius
 •  •  •  •  •  •  Lived
during
Spring
and
Autumn
period
 “knightly”/educated
class
(shi)
 ritual
master
of
Zhou
tradiOons
(ru)
 traveling
ritual/ethical
consultant
 teacher
 career
failure
 The
Analects
(Lun
yu)
 •





“collecOon
of
fragments”
 –  
Compiled
apparently
by
many
different
people
 •





Put
together
slowly,
years
a^er
Confucius’s
 
 
death
 •





Confucius’s
personality
&
thoughts
therefore

 
 
not
enOrely
consistent
throughout
the
book
 strips
of
bamboo
fastened
together
 A
“book”
in
early
China:

 PoliOcal
philosophy:
pracOcal
and
ethical
 •  Uses
co...
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