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Confucius in 90 Minutes

Confucius in 90 Minutes

by Paul Strathern, Strathern Paul


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In Confucius in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Confucius's life and ideas, and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections from Confucius's writings; a brief list of suggested reading for those who wish to push further; and chronologies that place Confucius within his own age and in the broader scheme of philosophy.

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ISBN-13: 9781566632386
Publisher: Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date: 05/28/1999
Series: Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series
Pages: 97
Sales rank: 792,136
Product dimensions: 5.14(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.29(d)

About the Author

Paul Strathern is author of the popular and critically acclaimed Philosophers in 90 Minutes series. Highlights from the series include Nietzsche in 90 Minutes, Aristotle in 90 Minutes, and Plato in 90 Minutes. Mr. Strathern has lectured in philosophy and mathematics and now lives and writes in London. A former Somerset Maugham prize winner, he is also the author of books on history and travel as well as five novels. His articles have appeared in a great many newspapers, including the Observer (London) and the Irish Times. His own degree in philosophy came from Trinity College, Dublin.

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