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China - General

China Reader

This chapter of Richard Hooker's cyber-Anthology of World Cultures offers historical introductions to leading sages (Confucius, Mencius, Mo Ti) & major movements (legalism, neo-Confucianism, Taoism) and excerpts from select classics (Analects & Tao te Ching).

Chinese Philosophical E-Text Archive

Expanded version of Wesleyan University's Confucian e-text project includes texts from later Neo-Confucian & other traditions. English notes but no English translation of texts provided. Free downloadable internet fonts required to view Chinese characters.

Chinese Philosophy Page

Steven A. Brown maintains a well designed portal to classic texts & information about Confucianism, Mohism, Daoism, Legalism, & other resources for Chinese thought on the internet.

The I Ching on the Net

George Whincup's comprehensive index of websites devoted to the Book of Changes, conventional commentary including Richard Wilhelm's Introduction to Cyrille Javary's Understanding the I-Ching & on-line divination.

Internet Guide for China Studies

Hanno Lecher's authoritative annotated guide offers detailed descriptions & ratings of research quality websites. Big 5 font required to view Chinese characters (Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg).

Resources for the Study of East Asian Language & Thought

Charles Muller's directory of scholarly internet tools includes articles on East Asian philosophy & religion, links to his numerous web publishing projects, & fresh English translations of Chinese classics, the Diamond Sutra & other Chinese Buddhist scriptures.

Confucian Classics

Classical Chinese Literature

For those who like to read a work in the original language Rick Harbaugh (Yale U) offers the classics in Chinese characters (no special font required) with linked English translations. Confucian texts include the Analects (Lun Yu), Doctrine of the Mean (Zhong Yong), Great Learning (Da Xue), & Filial Piety (Xiao Jing). Clickable lexical notes aid readers in deciphering characters. A superb tool for anyone learning Chinese.

Chinese classics

Charles Muller provides fresh English translations of the Analects, Great Learning, Doctrine of the Mean, & Mencius.

Confucius

Richard Hooker sketches the influence of the Chinese master K'ung Ch'iu (6th c BCE ) & his principle of jen.

The Cult of Confucius: Images of the Temple of Culture

Thomas A. Wilson presents a general survey of the development of Confucian ritual illustrated with images of temples & shrines in Beijing & other cities (Hamilton College NY).

Lexicon of Confucianism

Elegant Chinese language e-version of Lao Sze-kwang's dictionary provides explanations of philosophical concepts, short biographies of philosophers, and descriptions of the most important classics. Requires Big 5 font (Hong Kong U).

Multi-lingual Site of On-Line Confucius Publishing

Features a traditional biography of Confucius, with elegant parallel English/Chinese texts of the Analects, the Record of Rites (book 9), Mencius 6.2.15 & an extensive picture archive with over 200 online images.

Warring States Project

Presentation of the controversial research of Bruce & Taeko Brooks to date Chinese classic texts from the 5th-3rd c. BCE.

 


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