"Confucian Dynamism" Essays and Research Papers

  • Confucian Dynamism

    Confucian dynamism” - Singapore Singapore is an amazing nation. From their initial colonisation by the British in 1826 to their eventual self governance in 1959, Singapore has emerged as an industrial hub and the largest trading port in the South of Asia (and one of the 5 largest ports in the world). Through their development as a nation, Confucian values were a crucial mechanism used by the government. Confucian values can be described as CONFUCIAN RESEARCH NEEDED, with a great emphasis on...

    Confucianism, Culture of Singapore, Government 1091  Words | 4  Pages

  • Confucian Parenting

    Confucian Parenting Style Throughout history, the Confucian style of parenting has gained the attention of many parents in Asian countries. This authoritative style of parenting began in the Asian country of China. The whole idea of Confucian parenting is based on Confucianism, which is a culture based on proverbs and teachings of their leader, Confucius. Traditional Chinese and Confucius culture emphasizes strong interdependent relationship between parents and children. The traditional belief...

    Childhood, Chinese language, Confucianism 951  Words | 3  Pages

  • Confucian Philosophy in the Han Dynasty

    Confucian Philosophy in the Han Dynasty HIST Spring 2013 Confucian Philosophy in the Han Dynasty This paper will evaluate a brief evaluation of the rise of the Han Dynasty and how Confucian corresponds with it. With included references to authors, Tanner, Liang, Dubs, and Wang, will supply knowledge regarding to Sima Qian’s historical points, incorporation of Confucian principles within the Han Dynasty and the emperor, and within the social lives and families. I will highlight some of...

    Confucianism, Confucius, Emperor of China 1675  Words | 5  Pages

  • Confucian Temples in Japan

    Confucian temples in Japan Confucian temples in Japan aren't numerous, all of them are connected with a cult of the great Chinese thinker Confucius (Kun-tszy) who was living in 551 – 479 BC. After his death in Qufu (Цюйфу) near his grave was built the first temple in his memory, which became pilgrimage place and Chinese shrine. In the VI century according to Emperor order in honor of Confucius in every city of the country were built temples, where are done ritual and sacrifice. With the spread of...

    China, Chinese language, Confucianism 882  Words | 3  Pages

  • Confucian Values and Japan's Industrialization

    Confucian Values and Japan's Industrialization Many factors helped aid in the dynamic growth that occurred in Japan and the four little dragons during the post-World War 2 period. Some of these factors were situational factors unique to the time but some of the factors were cultural. The legacy of Confucianism in Japan and the four little dragons helped to further the goals of industrialization that these nations had. The traditions of Confucianism provided for Japan and the four little...

    Asia, Confucianism, East Asia 785  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Confucian Ideal Person

    The Confucian Ideal Person Religions around the world have what they believe followers should become. In Christianity, people strive to become more like Jesus. Buddhists try to be more like the Buddha. The qualities Jesus and the Buddha possess are what followers strive to be like. These followers want to become the ideal person. Confucian followers are no different. Confucian followers have characteristics they strive to achieve to become the ideal person. To achieve these characteristics, the...

    Chinese philosophy, Confucianism, Confucius 948  Words | 3  Pages

  • Daughter of Han, on Confucian Values

    knowledge of Confucian gender values, whether through direct study or through traditions that were already soaked in Confucian ideology. In upper-class society, daughters are taught through study of classical Confucian texts and as a result most have a great understanding and following of those values; sons are likewise taught their role and are required to follow it if they desire to move up in society. In the lower social strata, it is a bit more difficult to tell how integrated Confucian gender values...

    Confucianism, Middle class, Social class 1625  Words | 4  Pages

  • Confucian Teaching in Today’s Society

    IAWC – Confucian Teaching in Today’s Society “Do not impose unto others what you don’t want to impose unto you”, this is one of the Confucian teachings that will never fade in the heart of people and will be passed on from generation to generation. I chose this Golden Rule of Confucius because I believe that this classical teaching is still applicable in today’s society. The principles have a timeless quality that have encouraged the pursuit of what Confucius believed was the best in all people...

    Confucianism, Confucius, Kindness 1088  Words | 3  Pages

  • Confucian Analects - contents

    论语 - Confucian Analects - contents The Analects of Confucius - 论语 - Pinyin - contents Confucius Philosopher Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. Wikipedia Born: 551 BC, Lu Died: 479 BC, Lu Full name: Kong Qiu Children: Kong Li Parents: Kong He, Yan Zhengzai The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. His followers...

    Analects, Chinese philosophy, Confucianism 892  Words | 3  Pages

  • Confucian Values in Relation to Filipino Values

    Relation of Confucian Values with Filipino Values Moral, values and ethics define who we are and what we believe. Culture, religion, and many other things affect our beliefs. One uses various types of ethics when surrounded by different groups. Knowing between right and wrong is a good foundation to practice goo ethics and morals. These things make morals, ethics and values important in society. many factors can contribute to what we think is morally right or wrong. Religion, for example, may...

    Confucianism, Confucius, Ethics 1280  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Implementation of Confucian Principles in the Qing Legal System

    The Implementation of Confucian Principles in the Qing Legal System By altering the sentencing practice of the legal system according to Confucian values of filial piety [xiao] and benevolence [ren], the Qing dynasty reinforced Confucian principles in the law. Although using law as a tool of governing is contrary to the teachings in the Analects. Confucius argued that people became evasive and shameless when law was used as a tool for governing, because law would not be able to prevent...

    China, Confucianism, Confucius 1889  Words | 5  Pages

  • Confucian Ren

    loyalty, ritual virsuosity, and conduct of society; these things, in part, make up someone’s ren. Ren starts at the most basic level such as loyalty to your family, then to the rituals you carry out, and also to how you act within a society. Also in Confucian belief, the ability to cultivate and enhance human relationships is one of the most important things in their day to day life. They believe this because they think the only thing that makes you who you are is your individual network of human relationships...

    Chinese philosophy, Confucianism, Confucius 725  Words | 2  Pages

  • Confucian Business Practices

    Front. Bus. Res. China 2011, 5(3): 317–343 DOI 10.1007/s11782-011-0133-4 RESEARCH ARTICLE Terence Tsai, Michael N. Young, Bor-shiuan Cheng Confucian Business Practices and Firm Competitiveness: The Case of Sinyi Real Estate © Higher Education Press and Springer-Verlag 2011 Abstract Throughout the 20th century, many East Asian societies imported and transplanted the institutional foundations for industrialization and market economies, which has provided for substantial advances in material well-being...

    Business ethics, Chinese philosophy, Confucianism 10565  Words | 27  Pages

  • Confucian Philosophy to Restore Iconic American Beliefs

    principals that have served as the foundation for this country for almost 250 years. As we look for a solution to our problems, we should look abroad, to the Confucian philosophy that is based on humanism and ethical behavior. As the United States of America undergoes change and loses sight of traditional American values, we must utilize the Confucian philosophy to restore iconic American beliefs. Education, was emphasized by our Founding Fathers and the expectations and the love for learning are...

    Confucianism, Confucius, Government 1070  Words | 3  Pages

  • Confucian Philosophy

    defining characteristic of the junzi (4.5), even more important than life (15.9), and “the benevolent person” is sometimes interchangeable with junzi (12.4, 14.28). This broad sense of ren can be understood as the moralization of an earlier, pre-Confucian usage where the term refers to the quality that makes someone a member of a aristocratic clan, something like nobility. Now, considering that the Zhou ruling elite was a chariot riding, bow wielding warrior aristocracy, it’s not beyond possibility...

    Analects, Aristocracy, China 560  Words | 2  Pages

  • Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist Views on Benevolence in Regards to Human Flourishing

    Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist Views on Benevolence in Regards to Human Flourishing Benevolence can be defined as the moral inclination to be kind and compassionate. If people could control their malicious behaviors and focus on participating in acts that are solely beneficial to humanity, the earth would be much more prosperous. Being kind to others gives us a feeling of contentment that is otherwise unattainable. Receiving compassion and kindness provides us with a sense of gratitude and wellness...

    Buddhism, Confucianism, Confucius 1047  Words | 3  Pages

  • Influences of Confucian Virtues on Chinese Moral Standard

    Rongyang (Edward) Zhang Religion 100Q Dr. Mullen Nov 11th, 2013 Influences of Confucian Virtues on Chinese Moral Standard In China, “Hyo” is a traditional moral behavior since ancient China. In Chinese, “Hyo” means filial piety, a virtue of respect to parents and ancestors. This kind of virtue is not only praised highly in ancient China, it is also one of the most important virtues affecting modern Chinese nowadays. “Hyo” is the first virtue of the eight main virtues in Confucianism. These...

    China, Chinese philosophy, Confucianism 1332  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cardinal Confucian virtue of goodness

    In my opinion, the best description of the meaning of the cardinal Confucian virtue of Goodness is stated on page number 3, in book one. Under section 1.2 where the Master states “A young person who is filial and respectful of his elders rarely becomes the kind of person who is inclined to defy his superiors, and there has never been a case of one who is disinclined to defy his superiors stirring up rebellion. The gentleman applies himself to the roots. ‘Once the roots are firmly established, the...

    Core issues in ethics, Good and evil, Han Dynasty 763  Words | 2  Pages

  • Confucian

    AN IMAGE OF AFRICA / 1783 BIBLIOGRAPHY Called "the father of the Afdcan novel," Chinua Achebe is best known for his fiction foregrounding the political struggles of Nigeria. His novels to date are Things Fall .\part (I 958), No LOllger at Ease (I 960), Arrow of God (1964), A Man of the People ( 1966), and Atlthills of tT,e Sc,.vamlah (I987). He has also published two short story collections, an award-winning volume of poetry, four works of juvenile literature, and four edited collections...

    Africa, An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's "Heart of Darkness", Chinua Achebe 6863  Words | 22  Pages

  • The Most Successful Societies Are the Ones Based on Confucian Thought

    philosopher of his era was Confucius. Confucian thought provides detailed accounts of how life should be regulated to be successful. Three of the most extensively-covered topics in Confucian thought include The Superior Man, education, and government. Due to their precise accounts of how to maintain an orderly lifestyle, the beliefs concerning The Superior Man, Education, and Government allow Confucian principles to solely act as a method of organizing society. Confucian thought is highly-devoted to the...

    Confucianism, Confucius, Education 746  Words | 2  Pages

  • Environmental Dynamism, Capital Structure and Performance

    Environmental Dynamism, Capital Structure and Performance: A Theoretical Integration and an Empirical Test Author(s): Roy L. Simerly and Mingfang Li Source: Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 21, No. 1 (Jan., 2000), pp. 31-49 Published by: John Wiley & Sons Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3094118 Accessed: 07/12/2009 10:37 Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of JSTOR's Terms and Conditions of Use, available at http://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp. JSTOR's...

    Capital, Capital structure, Cost of capital 12623  Words | 41  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast the Greek, Confucian, and Hindu Ethical Systems.

    Having an ethical system is having a basic moral understanding of what is right and wrong the Greeks had a diverse ethical system along with the Confucians and the Hindu. Each can compare to each other in a way, but they systems also contrast with each other in different ways making the ethical systems diverse. Greece had one of the first ethical systems in the ancient world, the main ethical belief in ancient Greece was Arete which the greeks viewed as the act of living up to one’s full...

    Alexander the Great, Ancient Rome, Confucianism 449  Words | 2  Pages

  • Individual culture

    sociology, credited the doctrine of vocation for the rise of  the modern economy in his 1920 book The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. In Western societies, there is a focus on the individual individual achievement is common dynamism of the U.S. economy high level of entrepreneurship But, creates a lack of company loyalty and failure to gain company specific knowledge competition between individuals in a company instead of than team building less ability to develop a strong...

    Ethics, Max Weber, Morality 843  Words | 3  Pages

  • Vietnamese Culture Evaluation

    culture as well as put the Confucian Dynamism on the top of the table in his research. In Vietnamese context, beside the Confucian, Buddhism is needed to be taking in to account as well. Back in 1000 years ago, when Ly Dynasty chooses Hanoi the capital of Van Xuan, old name of Vietnam, Buddhism was become the national religious (Tran, 1997;Phan, 1992 ) until Nguyen Dynasty in 18th century. In additional, Ly Dynasty also introduced the teaching of 3 regilous: Buddhism, Confucian, Taoism at the same...

    Confucianism, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 1357  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hofstede's Five Dimenstions

    to two video’s that involve doing business in foreign countries. Hofstede’s five dimensions of culture are Power Distance, Individualism and Collectivism, Uncertainty Avoidance, Career Success/Quality of Life (Masculinity and Femininity) and Confucian Dynamism. Hall’s four dimensions of high and low context frameworks to culture are Relationship, Time, Communication and Space. Each video is analyzed for behaviors and statements that correspond to Hall and Hofstede’s frameworks to culture. Video...

    Argentina, Cross-cultural communication, Geert Hofstede 1635  Words | 6  Pages

  • Business Culture in Japan

    Saving face, from not being directly criticised for example, is extremely important, as the outside antagonising remark can damage the inside of the group. Confucian Dynamism: Japan scored very highly indeed, pointing to a historical reason behind some of this people’s actions when conducting business. Hofstede and Bond (1988) discuss Confucian teachings, which enforce the honouring of unequal relationships and emphasise the needs of the group. This, at least in part, explains the strict hierarchy...

    Confucius, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 2591  Words | 7  Pages

  • In What Major Ways Did Confucian Philosophy Manifest Itself in Chinese Society During the Ming and Qing Dynasty

    1. In what major ways did Confucian philosophy manifest itself in Chinese society during the Ming and/or Qing dynasties? It is clear from examining the philosophical thought and social trends during both the Qing and Ming dynasties that Confucian thought and ideology had a profound effect on Chinese society and moral values during that period. Confucian philosophy is an ethical and philosophical thinking system thought to have been developed from the teachings of Kong Fuzi, known as Confucius...

    China, Confucianism, Confucius 2972  Words | 9  Pages

  • Study of Organizational Culture in Singapore

    four dimensions: Confucian dynamism, human-heartedness, integration, and moral discipline. Comparisons were made across the four studies on the three Hofstede dimensions that correlate with CVS dimensions (i.e., Power Distance with Integration, Individualism with Moral Discipline, Masculinity with Human-heartedness)[1]. About 75 percent of the Singaporeans are of Chinese descent and so the Chinese work culture and values predominantly exist in the place[9]. However: Confucian dynamism is a different...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Fons Trompenaars 1654  Words | 6  Pages

  • Chapter 4

    degree people integrated into groups Power Distance expectation and acceptance of unequal power distribution Uncertainty Avoidance comfort with uncertainty Masculinity-Femininity distribution of roles between genders Long-Term Orientation/Confucian Dynamism level of perseverance in overcoming obstacles not overcome with will or strength 4-11 4-12 4-13 4-14 4-15 Sociocultural Aspects of Culture Culture influences everything, incl: • • • • • • Aesthetics Religion Material culture Language...

    Anthropology, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 610  Words | 22  Pages

  • International Business Case Analysis

    countries follow Confucian dynamism which the three concepts of this thought are unequal-status relationships lead to a stable society (i.e. father-son), the family is typical of all social organizations and virtue in life consists of working hard, of acquiring useful skills and as much education as possible, of not being a spendthrift, and of persevering when faced with difficult tasks (Brislin, P. 294-295). As we can see in this case, NEC’s culture seems to also follow Confucian dynamism, and in the...

    Cost, Cost overrun, Cost underestimation 1747  Words | 5  Pages

  • Culrutal Variables in Communication

    obvious gender generalizations implied by Hofstede's terminology, this dimension is often renamed by users of Hofstede's work, e.g. to Quantity of Life vs. Quality of Life. Long-term orientation (LTO), vs. short term orientation: First called "Confucian dynamism", it describes societies' time horizon. Long term oriented societies attach more importance to the future. They foster pragmatic values oriented towards rewards, including persistence, saving and capacity for adaptation. In short term oriented...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Geert Hofstede 921  Words | 3  Pages

  • International Management Process

    Power, distance, uncertainty, avoidance, individualism, and masculinity are the classifications. · Confucian Dynamism - Hofstede and Michael Bond identified an additional culture dimension by which nations can be classified. · Confucianism - is not a religion, but a system of practical ethics; it is based on a set of pragmatic rules for daily life derived from experience. The key tenet of Confucian teachings is that unequal relationships between people create stability in society. The five basic...

    Corporation, Culture, Decision making 1182  Words | 5  Pages

  • Vietnam's Evolution of Script

    by the Chinese (Sardesai pp. 34.) The Sinification of the Vietnamese brought forth the introduction of, “Chinese classics, Confucian ethical ideals, and Chinese ideographs.” (Sardesai pp.34) In Focus on South East Asia, ASEAN Focus Group further elaborates on the Sinification of Vietnam by describing that, “...ordinary Vietnamese displayed such characteristically “Confucian,” traits as respect for hierarchy, emphasis on an individual’s social obligations, intense family loyalty and reverence for...

    China, Chinese character, Chinese language 1731  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hofstede S Cultural Dimensions

    Distance Index IDV: Individualism versus collectivism MAS: Masculinity versus Femininity UAI: Uncertainty Avoidance Index In 1991, a fifth dimension has been added – LTO – Long Term versus Short Term Orientation, which was initially known as Confucian Dynamism. In 2007, Minkov added a sixth dimension – IND: Indulgence versus Restraint, which was adopted by Hofstede et al. (2010). These dimensions were underpinned by variables that correlated across nations, not across individuals or organizations...

    Cross-cultural communication, Culture, Dimension 775  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Life and Work of Confucius Philosophy Essay Confucius

    having been compiled in variant versions long after Confucius's death by disciples or the disciples of disciples. Some have argued that, because of the text's inconsistencies and incompatibilities of thought, there is much in the Analects that is non-Confucian and should be discarded as a basis for understanding the thought of Confucius. Benjamin Schwartz cautions us against such radical measures. While textual criticism based on rigorous philological and historic analysis is crucial, and while the later...

    Analects, China, Chinese philosophy 1052  Words | 3  Pages

  • History Textbook Pages 292 298

    Micaela Fontanetta 4/2/14 Ms. Wallace History 9H Homework: Pages 294-298 Cultural Change In Tang And Song China Interactions with peoples of other societies encouraged cultural change in postclassical China. The Confucian and Daoist traditions did not disappear. But they made way for a foreign religion—Mahayana Buddhism—and they developed along new lines that reflected the conditions of Tang and Song society. The Establishment of Buddhism Buddhist merchants traveling the ancient...

    Buddhism, China, Confucianism 1859  Words | 3  Pages

  • case study

    (written by Geert Hofstede and Michael Harris Bond in 1988) Reference: Hofstede, G. and Bond, M.H. (1988). The Confucius Connection: From Cultural Roots to Economic Growth. Organizational Dynamics, volume 16, Issue 4, pp. 5-21. First called "Confucian Dynamism" , it describes societies' time horizon. Long term oriented societies attach more importance to the future. They foster pragmatic values oriented towards rewards, including persistence, saving and capacity for adaptation. Whereas, in short...

    Economics, Finance, Social philosophy 324  Words | 2  Pages

  • Confucius

    they get to be wide apart. Confucius, The Confucian Analects Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue. Confucius, The Confucian Analects Have no friends not equal to yourself. Confucius, The Confucian Analects - More quotations on: [Friendship] He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it. Confucius, The Confucian Analects He who speaks without modesty...

    Analects, Confucianism, Confucius 559  Words | 3  Pages

  • Confucianism and the West

    abundantly clear that China would be a largely Confucian-based society. Confucianism is a major system of thought in China. Developed from the teachings of Confucius and his disciples, their ideals centered on concern with the principles of good conduct, practical wisdom, and proper social relationships. Confucianism has influenced the Chinese attitude toward life, and set the patterns of living and standards of social value. The keynote of Confucian ethics is jen, variously translated as "love,"...

    China, Confucianism, Confucius 1208  Words | 4  Pages

  • Buddhism Dbq

    bias upper class - time period when China was under invasion Document 3 : - Pro Buddhism - Another scholar, biased - Compares Buddhism to Confucianism positively Document 4 : - Con Buddhism - Confucian scholar, biased - Criticizes Buddhism, saying it defies Confucian beliefs Document 5 : - Buddhist Scholar, biased - Neutral perspective Document 6 : - Con Buddhism - Tang emperor, biased Documents 2 and 3 are for Buddhism Documents 4 and 6 are against Buddhism ...

    Buddhism, China, Chinese folk religion 608  Words | 3  Pages

  • Naturalization of Confucianism in Japan

    a government official must be an outstanding Confucian scholar so that he would have the necessary ability to serve the country. Furthermore, the Chinese class hierarchy was not as strict as its Japanese counterpart. In China, Confucianism encouraged ideas of merit and learning. This allowed some mobility between different social classes on the basis of learning and meritorious achievement. Given the difference between these two countries, Confucian teaching in the Japanese samurai class must be...

    Confucianism, Edo period, Japan 1866  Words | 5  Pages

  • Impact of Culture on the Ethical Reasoning Behaviour of an Individual

    relative positions on the cultural dimensions of Individualism/collectivism, Uncertainty avoidance, Power distance, and Masculinity/femininity. Hofstede (2001) also provides scores for a subset of the original countries on a fifth dimension, Confucian Dynamism or long-term orientation (Hofstede and Bond, 1988). Past research has used one or more of Hofstede's (2001) dimensions to predict the impact of culture and its influence on various ethical issues; although, recent conceptualizations of cultural...

    Business ethics, Cross-cultural communication, Culture 3251  Words | 11  Pages

  • Chinese Maze Murders

    The book The Chinese Maze Murders by Robert Van Gulik is written in a Confucian view point. Even though it is written from this view point it does not hesitate to establish other religious views as well. Such as how Judge Dee is indeed a Confucian man. Not an Ideal Confucian, but a Confucian nonetheless. Judge Dee is a strict prefect which is not so much a Confucian way of ruling, but a legalist way. He uses both Confucian and Legalist teachings in order to run Lan Fang effectively. Also, this book...

    Buddhism, Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee, Confucius 1734  Words | 4  Pages

  • Dbq- Buddhism

    spread were not always cultural; many had underlying political origins. Those that supported this idea were typically those left without rights by the old Confucian ideals or people who were looking for an alternate for Confucianism. Some reacted neutrally so as to gain the favor of both sides. On the flip side as Buddhism began to change Confucian values, the people in power turned strictly against the new belief system in an effort to keep ancient tradition. As Buddhism spread into China, it was...

    Buddhism, Chinese folk religion, Chinese philosophy 773  Words | 3  Pages

  • Futurism and Soccer Player

    painting and sculpture. The Museum of Modern Art holds Umberto Boccioni's Dynamism of a Soccer Player, 1913, a fine example of the Futurist vision. In his Futurist Painting: A Technical Manifesto, Boccioni tells us that the "growing need of truth is no longer satisfied with Form and Colour as they have been understood hitherto. The gesture which we would reproduce on canvas shall no longer be a fixed moment in universal dynamism. It shall be the "dynamic sensation itself" (Apollonio 27). This goal...

    Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Futurism, Futurist Manifesto 1003  Words | 3  Pages

  • Chinese Religious and Ethical Systems

    that sacrifice should be made to Confucius and this began a process that was to make Confucian philosophy into the foundation of the Chinese political order. Confucius himself had only accepted the legitimacy of sacrifice to one's own ancestors, but from now on an official Confucian cult emerged, with its own temples. It gradually became linked with the state cult of the Emperor. From the fifth century AD Confucian orthodoxy retreated before the popularity of Buddhism and Daoism. But a renaissance...

    Chinese philosophy, Confucianism, Confucius 922  Words | 3  Pages

  • Change over Time in Postclassical China [AP style essay]

    The era of the Tang and Song Dynasties is considered the Golden Age of Post-classical China. During these times, trade, society, art, and literature all flourished. A revival of Confucian thought was promoted by the governments of both dynasties. There was a decline in the status of women over this time period as well. These political and social aspects of Chinese life have both changed and remained the constant as China progressed through the Tang and the Song dynasties. The rebuilding of and expansion...

    China, Chinese literature, Chinese philosophy 1152  Words | 4  Pages

  • Neo-Confucianism

    2010 Neo-Confucian History and its Application to Government Neo-Confucianism arose in China during the Song Dynasty as a vehicle to reapply Confucian teachings and morality to an era in which Buddhist and Daoist followers were all but competing with Confucianism. Such competition found Confucianism becoming more and more related to the state as an official religion, reducing the true existence of Confucianism as predicated by Kung T’zu’s own canonical texts. The revival of Confucian thought during...

    Chinese philosophy, Confucianism, Confucius 1011  Words | 3  Pages

  • Confucianism and Raise the Red

    Confucianism. For a long time, Confucian was accepted as the idea that a healthy society depended on a solid traditional family. Confucius himself, for example, called for people to put principle above selfish desires. People supported hierarchy. The rulers moral example would inspire the people to live good lives. But one begins to detect a new theme emerging in society especially amongst the Chinese reformers: the theme of individualism oppose to familialism. Today, would the Confucian family be more and more...

    Family, Han Dynasty, Lantern 1274  Words | 3  Pages

  • Confucianism

    Confucianism From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Confucianism History[show] Fundamental concepts[show] Confucianism by country[show] Confucian texts[show] Organisation[show] Portal Confucianism v t e This article contains Chinese text.Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead ofChinese characters. Temple of Confucius of Jiangyin,Wuxi, Jiangsu. This is a wénmiào(文庙), that is to say a temple whereConfucius is worshiped as Wéndì(文帝), "Culture...

    Chinese philosophy, Confucianism, Confucius 6078  Words | 18  Pages

  • Confucianism and Christianity

    If a man lived according a scholarly life by tao and example, he might become a chün-tsu,13 a superior man. Confucian scholars studied the Four Books:14 The Confucian Analects, Mencius, The Great Learning, and The Doctrine of the Mean. However, just as Jesus Christ did not write the Bible, the Christian canon, neither did Confucius write any of the books that made up the "Confucian canon."15 Another important difference between Confucianism and Christianity lay in the fact that while Jesus Christ...

    Catholic Church, Chinese philosophy, Christianity 1917  Words | 5  Pages

  • Confucianism Research Paper

    Chinese state through history. In fact, the core ideals of Confucianism have evolved. Despite the harsh repression of Confucianism by Marxist revolutionaries during the second half of the twentieth century, Confucian values continues to be influential in Chinese society and recently, Confucian political philosophy has resurfaced again. In addition, the political ideas and social ethics of Confucianism can provide the basis for a new, functional form of government in China. Confucianism can be a viable...

    China, Communist Party of China, Confucianism 1506  Words | 5  Pages

  • Pa Chin's 'Family'

    Traditional values become outdated and are replaced with what the younger society deems as significant. Family concentrates on this very subject. In the novel, three brothers struggle against the outdated Confucian values of their elders. Alike in their dislike of the traditional Confucian system of their grandfather, yet very different in their interactions with him and others, begin to reach beyond the ancient values of Confucianism and strive for a breath of freedom. Their struggles against...

    Confucianism, Family, Filial piety 1402  Words | 4  Pages

  • China

    domestic worker has responsibility to take care dirty clothes is common in Hong Kong. Why his friend object his offer? After he interview a few domestic workers from different location, include Hong Kong, Beijing and volunteer worker he understand. Confucian values treat domestic worker as a family member. The most important relationship by far is family in East Asian. The Confucianism places special emphasis on filial piety, the care for elderly parents. In Confucianism, we need to serve our parents...

    China, Confucianism, Confucius 1418  Words | 4  Pages

  • dbq buddhism in china

    Group 1 - Buddhism brought Chinese people good things and there are people who like Buddhism during the period of instability and disunity which Buddhism was spreading and gaining popularity Doc 1, Doc 4, Doc 6 Group 2 - Confucians in China and the Tang dynasty didn’t like Buddhism - Doc 2, Doc 3, Doc 4, Doc 5 When Buddhism which was spreaded by southernization in the first century, was gaining popularity in China during about 220 CE to 570 CE, which was when China experienced a period of instability...

    Buddhism, Confucianism, Four Noble Truths 1443  Words | 4  Pages

  • Review of Xinzhong Yao's Book Introduction to Confucianism

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