• Samu Ni
    that you do not want to do unto you"The Golden Rule is a religious anD moral idea that governs the basis of many codes of conduct throughouthistory. Put simply, it states that he/she who has the gold, maketh the rules the most correct way to behave is to treat all others as one would want to be treated oneself...
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  • Mencius vs. Confucius
    think that Confucius was more correct in his views than Mencius, not because of differing views (although they did differ at certain points), but because of the way these ideas were carried out throughout his career, and ultimately, his life. Confucius was a Chinese thinker and philosopher. His philosophy...
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  • Confucianism & Filial Virtue
     Confucianism and filial virtue Confucianism is a complex philosophy invented by Confucius during the 5th century BCE, which includes social, moral, philosophical, political and religious thoughts that dominated the culture of East Asia. Confucianism does not advocate specific religious practices...
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  • Confucianism
    the records kept by Confucius, there is still an abundant amount of texts, which can most convincingly be attributed to him. These texts help us to obtain a better understanding of his personality, cultural situation, and political philosophy. The most significant aspect of Confucius’ philosophy are the...
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  • Chinese Ethics by David Wong Published in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    toward strangers, whether human nature is predisposed to be morally good or bad, how one ought to relate to the non-human world, the extent to which one ought to become involved in reforming the larger social and political structures of one's society, and how one ought to conduct oneself when in a position...
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  • Ap World Confucianism
    Confucianism • Major Beliefs of Confucianism- Confucian ethical teachings include the following values: o Li- This includes ritual, propriety, etiquette and other similar values o Hsiao- love within the family: love of parents for their children and of children for their parents o Yi- righteousness o...
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  • Confucious and Analect
    The analecTs of confucius An Online Teaching Translation 2012 (Version 2.1) R. Eno CONTENTS INTRODUCTION i BOOK I 1 BOOK II 5 BOOK III 9 BOOK IV 14 BOOK V 18 BOOK VI 24 BOOK VII 30 BOOK VIII 36 BOOK IX 40 BOOK X 46 BOOK XI ...
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  • Confusious and the Perfect Gentlemen
    Confucius and the Perfect Gentlemen April 2, 2013 Carmichael 1 In The Analects, Confucius describes the ideal person or what is otherwise known as the perfect gentleman. This person in his eye's, is not motivated by gain or by specific political beliefs, but rather what is right...
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  • Research
    Virtue (Latin virtus; Greek ἀρετή) is moral excellence of a person. A virtue is a trait valued as being good. The conceptual opposite of virtue is vice. According to its etymology the word virtue (Latin virtus) signifies manliness or courage. Taken in its widest sense virtue refers to excellence, just...
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  • Confucianism
    Confucianism Confucius was born in 551 BCE in the state of Lu. He was a social philosopher that developed a new teaching that involved principles of good conduct, practical wisdom and proper social relationships. (Kelley , 2003) His teaching has greatly influenced Chinese way of life, their attitude...
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  • Confucius and Management
    Confucius ________________________________________ The Life of Confucius Of all eastern philosophers, Confucius, born in 550 B.C., is considered the greatest. His teachings are foundational to Asian cultures. His writings, The Five Classics, the collection of ancient Chinese literature, and The Four...
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  • Philosophy
    need to develop virtues such as ren and li. The virtue of ren is defined as having a commitment to community and the social project, which can also be described as goodness and humanity. The virtue of li is the performance of duties and adherence to contextual standards of conduct, also known as ritual...
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  • Confucianism
    Confucianism began with a man named Confucius who was born in Ancient China in 551 BC under the Eastern Chou dynasty. Confucius, or K’ung Fu Tzu, was a Chinese teacher who developed and propounded concepts on society, government, and education. When Confucious was 56 years old, he went into exile and...
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  • Concepts of Confucianism and Daoism
    conviction that it is possible to transform oneself and all of society through the cultivation of virtue. This paper therefore discusses various concept and assumptions of Confucianism mainly ren, xiao, li and yi and it also touches on Daoism. ...
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  • Confucuianism
    philosopher and educator, Confucius, and although the details of his life are unclear, his knowledge and wisdom were preserved by his followers. Confucius emphasized that a sound education was needed and he aspired to change and renew China’s society and beliefs. Also, Confucius stressed a positive outlook...
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  • Confucianism
    investigate Confucius, the founder, the themes and beliefs integrated into Confucianism, and the role of women and their treatment. Studying theses aspects will give an adequate overview of how Confucian believers live out their everyday lives. Confucius, formerly known as K’ung-Fu-tzu, was the first...
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  • The Ideal Person According to Confucius
    Person According to Confucius April 27th, 2011 There are several things that Confucius taught, but the most important thing of them all was what the ideal person should be. Confucius’ philosophies, which were implemented and stated in his teachings; was that the ideal person was one of good moral...
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  • Spartans vs Greece
    According to tradition, Confucius was born in 551 BC. Spring and Autumn Period, at the beginning of the Hundred Schools of Thought philosophical movement. Confucius was born in or near the city of Qufu, in the Chinese State of Lu (now part of Shandong Province). Early accounts say that he was born into a noble...
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  • Romantics
    some spiritual matters often considered essential to religious thought, such as the nature of the soul. Confucius' principles gained wide acceptance primarily because of their basis in common Chinese tradition and belief. He championed strong familial loyalty, ancestor worship, respect of elders by their...
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  • Coping with Culture Transition 1
    language. Defining Culture: There are about 164 definitions of culture in the anthropology literature! However, for all practical purposes we will focus on Marsella’s definition: “Culture is shared learned behavior which is transmitted from one generation to another for purposes of promoting individual...
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