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Roger T. Ames

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Roger T. Ames is a professor of Chinese philosophy at the University of Hawaii, and the Director of its Center for Chinese Studies. He is also editor of the journals Philosophy East & West and China Review International. He is the author of several interpretative studies on classical Confucianism, including Thinking Through Confucius (with David L. Hall). His earlier translation of Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare is recognized as a landmark of contemporary Chinese military and philosophical studies.

Henry Rosemont, Jr. is currently George B. and Willma Reeves Distinguished Professor of the Liberal Arts at St. Mary's College of Maryland, and Senior Consulting Professor at Fudan University. He is the author of A Chinese Mirror (1991), the forthcoming Radical Confucianism (1998), and more than fifty articles in scholarly journals and anthologies. He is the editor of the Monograph Series for the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy.


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The Analects of Confucius
A Philosophical Translation
Written by Roger T. Ames


Format: eBook
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Analects of Confucius
A Philosophical Translation
Written by Roger T. Ames


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: September 7, 1999
Price: $15.00

Here is a translation of the short sayings, proverbs, and observations on ethics and methods for living originated around 400 BC. Based on the earliest Analects yet discovered, this translation provides us with a new perspective on the central canonical text that has defined Chinese culture-and clearly illuminates the spirit and... Read more >
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Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare

Written by Roger T. Ames


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: September 8, 2010
Price: $9.99

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Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare

Written by Roger T. Ames


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: March 2, 1993
Price: $27.95

In 1973, an excavation at a noble's tomb in Mawangdui, China, uncovered a collection of ancient Chinese brush-written silk texts buried in 168 B.C.   These texts included the ancient versions of the long lost cornerstones of Chinese culture, philosophy and military strategy.

This new translation of a well-known Chinese classic contains... Read more >
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