Three Confucian Classics

The moral and social philosophy of Confucius is an intrinsic element of the Chinese national character. This volume contains three renowned works translated by Gu Hongming: The Method of Higher Education: A New Translation, The Conduct of Life or The Universal Order of Confucius, and The Discourses and Sayings of Confucius (The Analects). Hongming, a renowned scholar of Confucius, sought to help the West better understand China through these works. His original texts of Confucius's thoughts are collected here, and through them, the reader will come to a better understanding of both ancient and modern China.