Chinese philosophy

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  • Kongzi Vs Confucius Analysis

    In the East, particular within the great ancient Chinese civilizations, two very different kinds of point to view of being Human had come to flourish in the Chinese culture. Which till this very day influences the day by day tasks and challenges faced by many. On one side there is the world renowned teachings of Confucius (Kongzi) which talks of becoming the perfect society via men who become the perfect gentlemen that followed his teachings in his Analects. On the other side we have the life…

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  • The Golden Rule Of Confucianism In China

    teachings of Confucius and his disciples, and had to do with the principles of good practice, the empirical wisdom and the own social relations. Confucianism has influenced the Chinese attitude toward the existence, setting the life patterns and patterns of social value, and providing the basis of political theories and Chinese institutions. From China it spread to Korea, Japan and Viet Nam, and in recent decades it has aroused interest among scholars of the West.Ethical principles of…

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  • Nature And Taoism

    The Influence of Nature on the Philosophy of Taoism In humanities great search for understanding the mysteries of life, mankind has created a number of religions that range from a minute following to a following of immeasurable proportions. Yet despite these billions of believers, the world still remains in a state of unrest. In ancient China, this period of unrest was referred to as “The Warring States period” which lasted from 480-221 BCE (Dr. Godshalk’s presentation on China). This period…

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  • Nu Gua Research Paper

    ancient and versatile deity primarily known for her creation of humans and repairing of the pillars of heaven. One connection between this primordial goddess and religion in China in general exists with the spelling of her name. When looking at other Chinese goddesses, there are many other instances where the deity’s name is prefixed with Nü. Exempli Gratia, Nü Ch’ou, Nü Pa (Drought Fury), Nü Chiao, [and] Nü-ying” are all examples, despite their differences in their role and function, where the…

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  • Chinese Bureaucracy Advantages And Disadvantages

    bureaucracy are an integral aspect of the bureaucracy and it is important that they are well educated. For a Chinese bureaucracy it is important that the scholars are well educated and excel in the Confucian classics as they make up the foundation of Chinese government. There are several advantages and disadvantages to having Confucius educated scholars. It would be advantageous to have the Chinese government or bureaucracy staffed with scholars who are well versed in the Confucian classics.…

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  • Confucius Respect

    In Confucius’ The Essential Analects, the concept of respect is heavily preached toward the disciples and corrected or commented on by a Master of Confucianism. Confucius’ thought emphasizes the importance of ritual practice – along with the nourishment and comfort of our elders – even at the cost of one’s own expense. Confucianism is expressed as a way of life that embodies the respect for elders, also known as filial piety. Through filial piety, one develops an appreciation for those who have…

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  • The Taijitu Symbols

    The Taijitu symbol, more commonly known as “yin and yang” represents more than meets the eye. The symbol was partially derived from an ancient manual known as the I-Ching, or Book of Changes (Issitt and Main 251). Like many other symbols, this one was created by combining other symbols together to make a more present and relatable symbol. This symbol represents opposite forces and how they work together in the world. The “Yin and Yang” are a way for citizens to explain nature and how it balances…

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  • Similarities Between Hsun-Tzu And Confucius

    Confucius was believed to be born around 551 B.C and lived to 479 B.C. Confucius was a Chinese philosopher in the fifth and sixth century that influenced many people and still does to this day. The Analects is said to be the most reliable source of Confucius’ ideas. The Analects is made up of sayings from Confucius and the people that were with him in his travels. Even though he did not define human nature in any way, Confucius said that all human beings are equal. Confucius’ theory would be…

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  • Confucianism And Daoism Essay

    Confucianism and Daoism as Traditions Religion has been one of the deepest-rooted traditions in societies from all across the world. The continent of Asia is no different. One of the largest and most religiously diverse countries in Asia is China. Among the plethora of diverse religions are the contrasting faiths of Confucianism and Daoism. While China and all of Asia have many different religions, these cultures do not adopt the Western idea of sectarian religion where each religion is…

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  • Faxian To India Summary

    Faxian to India Stories about the adventures of early people especially the Buddhist monks are fascinating. This paper is an analysis of an excerpt of Chinese Buddhist monk’s journey from China to India. The topic of the essay is directly taken from the excerpt which is the primary source of my essay. It is the account of the journey of a Chinese monk, Faxian, from China to India through Central Asia. Faxian wrote the book from which this excerpt is taken. The excerpt was written to give an…

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