Chinese philosophy

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  • Neo-Confucianism In Ancient China

    of Confucius is not take the beginning of justice for the two words for the title, but to extract the contents of the title of the article. It is the book records Confucius and his students' words and deeds. "The Analects of Confucius" involves philosophy, politics, economy, education, literature and many other aspects,…

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  • Tanizaki's Essay In Praise Of Shadows

    choices and inspired his word choice? The title is originally 陰翳礼讃 which in Japanese translates to Shadow of Praise and in Chinese translates to Shine. However, when one explores into the anatomy of those original words in Chinese; 陰 translates to Yin which is a Chinese philosophy characterized as feminine, sustaining, earthly, dark, cold, and opposite to the Yang philosophy; 翳 translates to shade; 礼 translates to ceremony for the confirmation of religion; and 讃 translates to praise. Although…

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  • Reflection Of Confucianism In Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

    As the title suggests, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon refers to what lies beyond the eyes can perceive in a being. The movie illustrates characters that are relatable to self and Asian society. As we explore the Chinese ancestry in the class we watch the movie as a reflection of Confucianism and Taoism prevailing in traditions of China. The characters in the movie portray various attributes to paint the picture of China as a self-regulating society. As the movie begins, Li Mubai returns from…

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  • Hsun Tzu Encouraging Learning Analysis

    Chinese Philosopher, Hsun Tzu is the author of “Encouraging Learning.” He became a significant figure towards the advancement of Chinese philosophy. Continued education was the focus in this article; however, Tzu being a firm promoter of education chose to highlight human nature in the natural world. He covers topics ranging from how to conduct yourself as an educated person to how to apply that knowledge learned. To educate ourselves according to Confucius’s way according to our reading…

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  • Confucius: The Ideal Man

    some of their dialogues and his statements called the Analects. Within the text, Confucius continually brings up this ideal person known as the perfect gentleman. This ideal of a gentleman is a very important concept in Confucianism and throughout Chinese history, having both a moral and political philosophical stand. Everything from how the government should be run to how one should act morally to self cultivation was based on his concept of the gentleman. Some even suggest that Confucius…

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  • Confucian Beliefs

    Autumn Annals) - extracts from the history of the state of Lu 722-484, said to be compiled by Confucius, Li Ching (Classic of Rites) - consists of three books on the Li (Rites of Propriety)” ( Religionfacts). Confucianism is often represented by the chinese symbol “water” because it is use to represent the…

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  • Chinese Belief Analysis

    are very different in their own way. The three that specifically have a similar Chinese belief system are Confucianism, Taoiam and Buddhism. Many know these to be called the Three Doctrines and each have an immense impact on the history of China and its culture (Molloy 2013 p207). Molloy specifically identifies six of these beliefs and practices. There are six beliefs and practices that play a vital role in the Chinese belief system and culture. These beliefs and practices are, the belief in…

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  • Confucius's Influence On Chinese Society

    During most Chinese dynasties, women had comparatively lower social status compared to men and did not enjoy the same rights. In fact, this situation might be a result of honoring and following the doctrines of traditional Chinese philosophical schools, which originally flourished in the Pre-Qin era. Although some schools of thoughts recognized the necessity of equality between men and women, most refused to acknowledge any such thing. The three important philosophical schools, Confucianism,…

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  • Attitudinal Daoism I: Anarchism

    The Origins of Daoism It is explained in three different theories listed below. Attitudinal Daoism I: Anarchism Attitudinal Daoism II: Authoritarian Intuitionism Pre-Laozi Daoist Theory Much of the thrust of Daoism, as we have seen, naturally motivates a reaction against the moralistic and elitist inclinations of Confucianism. Confucianism stood for a rigid, detailed, traditional pattern of hierarchical social behavior. Duties were assigned to all of one's social roles—and a person typically…

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  • Women Elite Leaders In China Research Paper

    elite leaders perform their ambition and competition between women in China. I will focus on women elite leaders’ experiences of social relations who are at the top of hierarchies as directors of Chinese listed companies. Moreover, I will explore some positive aspects which are still areas under study, Chinese culture is included in. As women elite leaders’ experiences of ambition and competition with each other in UK organisations have recently been studied by some scholars in the UK, I will…

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