Inspirations from Confucius
The “Analects of Confucius” is a treasured classic full of inspiring quotes and teachings by the venerable sage.
This app contains a carefully curated selection of 160 excerpts from the Analects, organised around 8 broad topics: Delight of Study, Filial Piety and Benevolence, Ideal Personality, Self-Examination and Precaution, Leadership and Practise, Self-Community Relationship, Worth of Life and Life and Art.
This app makes the dialogues between Confucius and his disciples readily accessible, and the bite-size format presents the profound philosophy in short, illustrated snippets that are easy to read and understand. The brightly-coloured, well-designed comics will especially appeal to young readers and evoke in them an interest in traditional wisdom and culture.
• Text in classical Chinese and hanyu pinyin, as well as English translations.
• Surprise interactive feature: shake your phone at any screen for a fun break from serious philosophy: the ‘Confucius did not say…’ pop-ups with humorous one-liners.
• 160 Confucian quotes spread across over 300 pages.
Cheng WanghengChen Wangheng is a professor in the Philosophy Department of Wuhan University in Hubei Province. He is listed in various editions of International Who's Who, compiled by the Cambridge International Biography Centre of the United Kingdom and the American Biography Research Institute. Chen's landmark book, Chinese Bronzes: Ferocious Beauty is published by Asiapac Books.
Jeffrey SeowJeffrey Seow, a Singaporean artist was born in 1954. A number of his works are imbued with a deep sense of morality. This stems from his own belief that life should be ordered around the practice of values. His works include Inspiration from Confucius and Popular Chinese Idioms, Legends of the Fortune Gods, Legends of the Gods of Wealth, and Legend of the Laughing Buddha.