XiaoJing The Classic of Filial Piety

XiaoJing The Classic of Filial Piety

by Confucius (Author), James Legge (Author)

"For teaching the people to be affectionate and loving, there is nothing better than filial piety"

Traditionally attributed to Confucius, "The Classic on Filial Piety" is a text focusing on social relationships, especially that between father and son. Divided into 18 paragraphs, the Xiaojing gives concrete instructions for the display of filial piety. The concept of Xiao is presented not only as a way of life for individuals, but also as a way of ordering the entire society.

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Publication date
November 15, 2020
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