Confucianism Vs Legalism Analysis
The Han Dynasty represents the first structured institution that successfully cultivated a political system to govern society through the correlation of a humanistic and administration methods created by two differing theories. Confucianism” and “Legalism” similar in their efforts both successfully influenced two dynasties through different means, thus stabilizing society for a time period. Although the overall similar intent to use methods for the improvement of society, the form of governing would determine the outcome of the two different theories. Legalism and Confucianism sought to excel through poised leadership, and influential efforts. Although, one may argue that Legalism, rather than Confucianism, rules over China today (Duan) The equation of the two theories has displayed an ability to produce a powerful, enduring rule over any society. This powerful correlation is largely responsible for the centralized, bureaucratic state, which plays such a central role in defining and reproducing Chinese society and culture over the centuries. In my view this combination is useful in the same way that Christianity and faith is useful to American politicians. As far as conflicting theories are concerned, it doesn 't matter whether one truly agrees or disagrees, what matters is that great leaders invoke the nation 's …show more content…
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