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Frontiers of Philosophy in China

Front. Philos. China    2018, Vol. 13 Issue (2) : 232-239
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The “Gongfu Finger” and Learning in the Analects
WANG Qingjie()
Department of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
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After having discussed three main features of Ni Peimin’s understanding of the gongfu orientation in reading the Analects, this essay examines the first of the key terms in the whole of the book, i.e., xue/”learning” (學) and critically elaborates how our understanding of Confucius could be deepened and enriched under the guidance of this new orientation which Ni calls the “gongfu finger.”

Keywords English translation of the Analects      the gongfu orientation      temporality of learning      Ni Peimin     
Issue Date: 28 June 2018
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WANG Qingjie. The “Gongfu Finger” and Learning in the Analects [J]. Front. Philos. China, 2018, 13(2): 232-239.
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