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General Introduction Pinyin Transcription of Chinese
The Analects of Confucius Historical Background Glossary of Key Terms
The Great Learning The Confucian School Legendary & Historical "Sages"
The Doctrine of the Mean Mohism Timeline of Early Chinese Thought
Dao de jing Logicians and Philosophers of Language Contrasts in Doctrine, Analects & Mozi
       Table 1: Contrasting Views of Tian 
       Table 2: Contrasting Ethical Structures
Zhuangzi, Inner Chapters Mencius readings: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Dao de jing readings: 1, 2
Partial Translations
Naturalism Powerpoint materials
Mencius selections Legalism and Huang-Lao Thought MAPS
Xunzi: "Removing Blinders" & "Treatise on Tian" Classicism: The Yijing 1.  Rivers of China
Guanzi: "The Inner Enterprise" (Neiye) Classicism: The Spring and Autumn Annals 2.  Major States c. 500 BCE


  3.  Major Powers of the Classical Period
Other Texts
  4.  "Philosophical Map" of Classical China

Mozi: "Universal Love" (Watson translation with commentary)

Plato: "Euthyphro" (Reworking of text translations)    

Elementary Art Introductions:
Chinese Literati Painting
Japanese Ukiyo-e