Confucius: Philosophy in an Hour
Paul Strathern, Read by Jonathan Keeble

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Narrated By: Jonathan Keeble

Duration: 1 hour and 18 minutes

What to expect

Philosophy for busy people. Listen to a succinct account of the philosophy of Confucius in just one hour.

This is the perfect audiobook for people who are on the go and don’t have time to read philosophy books but wish they knew more about certain people and how they influenced history. This is a concise, expert account of Confucious’s life and philosophical ideas – entertainingly written and most importantly easy listening.
Also included are selections from Confucious’s work, suggested further reading, and chronologies that place Confucious in the context of the broader scheme of philosophy.

Genre

Philosophy

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