Sima Qian as a Reader of Master Kong's Utterances


Based on selected passages from the Shiji (Records of the Scribes) this paper attempts to shed light on Sima Qian's readings of the utterances of Confucius in the wider context of the early reception history of the Lunyu (Analects). It understands the records and interpretations transmitted in the Shiji as a widely overlooked early hermeneutical attempt to contextualise and clarify the meaning of statements attributed bu Master Kong

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