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shang dynasty
1750-1100 bce, sage king
zhou dynasty
kongzi's favorite, heave on side of people, life-supporting; "golden age"
yao, hun, yu
ancient sage kings
king wen
founder of zhou, good at ordering people
king wu
wen's son, warrior king, overthrew shang dynasty (arms for defense only)
king cheng
wu's son, 8 when crowned
duke of zhou
cheng's uncle, wu's bro, regent king, teacher/officer of the king (admired by kongzi)
lu
state give to duke of zhou
ru jia
weak, non-aggressive, book worm (person)
shi
scholar, intellectual (also book of poetry)
tian
heaven, pattern of life
tianming
heaven's mandate to rule
de
inner moral force; capacity to behave morally that is innate and heave-begotten; virtue
xiao
love one owes to one's parents; father-son relationship, basic tenet of Ru
li
ritual, correct conduct according to status in family, principle of righteousness/harmony
xue
study, enables a person to become better morally
xiu
cultivate
ren
benevolence, being a good human to other humans
yi
right, appropriate action; rules of conduct finally based on yi; internalization/personalization of li
renai
benevolence and love
junzi
model person, benevolent man; humans learn best by example
5 relationships
father-son, older brother-younger brother, ruler-subject, husband-wife, elder friend-younger friend
kongzi
confucius, master kong, taught from the ru classics
lun yu
analects of confucius; book 1 of 4