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    Pictorial Representation of Confucius and Others Portraits of Confucius and his followers were created during and after their times in heavy proliferation. While not many of these images remain due to their fragile nature, the few that are still relatively intact exhibit an amazing insight into the lives of their subjects. There is little mention of visual art or painting in the analects, but with Confucius’ thoughts on music being so positive, one can safely assume that he would have at least…

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    Confucianism and Taoism have very little in common. Confucianism stresses action, it says that action and ethics are the same. One of Taoism’s most valued precepts is the Wu Wei - doing nothing to do something. Where Confucianism orders the world, and creates it in society’s image, Taoism delights in accepting the seeming disorder, and finding the order in it. Confucianists practice, and Taoists think. Confucianists stress work and governance; Taoists stress relaxation and pensiveness. What they…

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    come from. Many Asian government systems of the past, including that of the Choson dynasty Korea is based off of these essential Confucian principles. In fact, the influence of Confucianism can be even seen in today’s governments of countries such as China and Korea. One of the most critical concepts in Confucianism based societies is that of filial piety and the different kinds of relationships between people. This can be seen just after analects 1:7 where Hsieh replies to Tzu-hsia that:…

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    Introduction During the age of the Hundred Schools of Thought, a term coined for an era from 770 to 221 BCE of significant cultural and intellectual expansion in China, a time when philosophers and schools flourished, Mohism, Daoism, Confucianism, and Legalism each wanted to make a claim as to how Chinese civilizations should run. Mohism was founded by Mo Tzu (470 – 391 BCE), a Chinese philosopher whose thoughts were driven by notions of utilitarianism, who also established the School of Mo…

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    Classical Asian politics, particularly that of China and India, were influenced by the religions and/or philosophies in their respective regions, being that China was strongly affected by Confucianism and Daoism and India by Hinduism and Buddhism. In China, Confucianism played a prominent role in the Chinese government by how it sought to rectify any sort of political disorder through an emphasis on virtuous behavior. As a result, most rulers tried to act neither greedy nor arrogant, but…

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    of the reading, Yao, mentioned in the preface that “Confucianism as a tradition with many dimensions and as an ancient tradition with contemporary appeal”. It is no doubt that in Confucianism, have suggested several main objectives of conservative ideologies which included but not limited to the authoritarianism, hierarchical order, conformity, and status quo; yet Confucianism also practiced some core parts of liberal philosophies. Confucianism suggested the equality, moral autonomy as well as…

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    established a philosophical system—Confucianism, also known as Ruism, which becomes an essential foundation of Chinese philosophy and deeply influences Chinese even East Asian culture. Confucianism is a value system which made clear in the most important book Lunyu, also translated as "The Confucian Analects". The book was written by Confucius ' followers after his death, which is a collection of sayings and ideas by Confucius and dialogs with his disciples. Confucianism emphasized the…

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    Confucianism Dbq

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    China Philosophy Essay The characteristics of the ideal ruler according to Confucius is to lead the people with governmental measures, laws, Virtue and rules of propriety. There is proof that this thesis is correct in document 2 of our DBQ. The document says that the ruler can avoid wrongdoing in the people and they will have no sense of honor and shame and set themselves right. If a ruler knows what is right and wrong and is a good person his people will follow him and do what he wants…

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    Taoism and Confucianism both originated in China, but these two philosophies compare and contrast in many ways. Though Taoism is a harmonious practice, it still advocates one’s rights in society. Taoists believe that people should be themselves without any form of barrier. On the other hand, Confucians believe that there is an order in the universe, being that it’s determined by human relations (Zakariadze, 2017). Taoism is a religio-philosophical tradition that has been a part of the Chinese…

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    Confucianism In East Asia

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    status of Confucianism in nowadays east Asia. Confucianism was one of the most influential and representative thoughts of East Asian culture. However, the status of Confucianism is declining today, even in East Asia, it is regarded as “an anachronistic thought” since the end of the 19th century. The author points out that the two main reasons why Confucianism losing its influence – the lack of democratic and industrial spirit, which are the two core axes of “modernity”. For instance,…

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