Confucius

by Kong Qiu

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Principal Works

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Lun-yu [The Analects] (philosophy) c. 400 B.C.

*Shih Ching [Book of Songs] (poetry)

Ch'un Ch'iu [Spring and Autumn] (history)

Li Chi [Book of Rites] (philosophy)

I Ching [Book of Changes] (philosophy)

Shu Ching [Book of History] (history)

*According to popular tradition, Confucius was the editor of this collection.

†The works known as the Great Learning and the Doctrine of the Mean are chapters from this book.

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