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The definitive texts of Confucius and Mencius selected by the scholar Chu His and that from 1313 until 1905 served as the basis of civil service examinations in China. They comprise the Analects of Confucius, the Book of Mencius, the Great Learning and the Doctrine of the Mean.

Subjects: Religion — Philosophy.

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