The analects of confucius book 5 confucius on the golden rule this is book 5 of the analects of confucius find the complete text of the analects of confucius suiren the fire driller brought fire to humankind according to chinese mythology book v a disciple and the golden rule miscellaneous. Summary the pieces in book 5 are mostly the masters reactions to individuals and specific situations only some of which impart larger lessons the first two chapters record the masters approval of two men by marrying them to his close female relatives more about these men may be recorded elsewhere but lacking that little of the philosophy can be gleaned from such passages. The analects of confucius i introduction the analects of confucius is an anthology of brief passages that present the words of confucius and his disciples describe confucius as a man and recount some of the events of his life the book may have begun as a collection by confuciuss immediate disciples soon after their masters death . Summary book iv concerns itself largely with the qualities of jen and what can and cannot be considered jenthus it also deals with the characteristics of a gentleman confucius lays out specific examples of what a gentleman should and should not do this is a brief book when compared with some of the others in the text
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