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  • The Three Philosophies Of Daoism, Legalism, And Confucianism In China?

    Towards the end of the Zhou Dynasty (1100-221 BCE), three main philosophies emerged in response to the disorder of the warring states period: Daoism, Legalism, and Confucianism. These three philosophies played a great role in the development of China and were all utilized at some point in Chinese history. Of the three, Confucism has easily been the most influential in the development of the Chinese state through history. Confucism developed almost 2,500 years ago as a social and political…

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  • How Did The Silk Roads Affect Society

    The Silk Road was a network of trading routes, involving the passing of goods to people from city to city. Between 200 BCE to 1450 CE the Silk Road had experienced important transitions that would alter societies, including major religions, the social hierarchies, and the rise and fall of empires. With these changes, some of the ideas of society stayed consistent like the desire for luxury goods by the upper class. The Silk Roads played a major role in the spread of multiple religions. The…

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  • The Failure Of The Qin Dynasty: Cultural And Economic Development Of China

    Though it came at the severe cost of public sentiment, Qin was an extremely proactive emperor who implemented much of what he had envisioned before. It’s agreed upon that the Qin Dynasty laid the foundation for the massive cultural and economic development of China that took place during the Han Dynasty. Although the Qin Dynasty is easily considered among the most influential time periods in Chinese history, it actually failed to achieve many of its ideological goals. In fact, socioeconomic…

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  • The Silk Road

    During the Han Dynasty of China, the Silk Road was an established system of multiple routes, well-known for connecting the regions of the ancient world in trade. Despite the name, the Silk Road was not one singular route – in fact, it linked China, Japan, Persia, India, Arabia and Europe. During the Han Dynasty, emperor Wu sent one of his men to seek the help of neighboring nomadic tribes in attempt to band together to fend off the Xiongnu. It was on this journey that the emissary came across…

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  • Chinese Philosophy Dbq Analysis

    Throughout history, Chinese philosophies have referred to various perspectives and values followed among their people. All of these philosophies have a long history of several and many years. Out of the three well-known philosophies, Confucianism and Legalism have polar opposite values and morals. The philosophy that began from Confucius believed in returning good ethics in order for society to have good conduct opposed to bad people. Whereas Legalism believed that the disorder of society would…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between Ancient Rome And The Han Dynasty

    Ancient Rome and the Han dynasty were both great empires that covered large parts of territory at different time periods. They were two different empires that were in opposite sides of the world but had many similarities. Both of these empires were built on previous generations of their ancestors ideas and creations that came before them. There were also many differences in these two empires like their government, military, slave view, language, and architecture. Some may argue that these two…

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  • Essay On Ancient China

    Commonly known to most people, Asia is recognized to be the largest and most populated continent throughout the entire world. The reason behind this actuality lies within many different aspects, including: Resources, business, agriculture, farming, and so on. In today's world, the most populated country of Asia is People's Republic of China. In the 2nd place ranking, India is the next most populated country of Asia. Both are countries with ancient culture, development and demanding…

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  • Yin And Yang Essay

    1. In what sense are the two notions of Yin and Yang fundamental to the understanding of Chinese religions? According to Mark Cartwright, the Yin and Yan are fundamental to the understanding of Chinese religions because it explains the Chinese principle that all things exist as inseparable and contradictory opposites, for example, day and night, male and female or hot and cold. The two opposites attract and complement each other and, as their symbol illustrates, each side has at its core an…

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  • The Structural Section Of The Temple Of Confucianism In China

    corners raise like the image of flying birds. It has several functions, such as expand the surface of natural light, or facilitate the drainage of rainwater. The Kuiwen Hall has four layers of dougong (四層斗拱), while the most for five layers in the Qing Dynasty, indicates the high technological construction of the hall. It is a two-storey building, with a hidden floor at the middle. Columns of the upper floor are placed on the dougong of the lower…

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  • Summary Of Confucius's Analects

    The Analects is a collection of passages written in the words of Confucius and his disciples.It largely aims to shows the moral and philosophical values in China and other Eastern countries. Confucius can be regarded conservative through this writings; however, conservatism is greatly seen in the Analects through different themes like rituals (Li), humaneness (Jen/Ren), Superior Scholar (Chun-tzu), Filial (Xiao). Confucius has focused a number of his teachings on following rites and rituals, in…

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