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  • Most Important Aspects Of Life For Confucius
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    Confucius is one of the most famous of the ancient Chinese philosophers. Confucius lived from 551 to 479 BC. He believed that Chinese culture had peaked during the height of the Zhou dynasty. During their reign, the Zhou rulers adhered to a set of practices referred to as the "li", also called rites or rituals. These rites governed all aspects of Chinese culture. The rites told everything, from the way huge political ceremonies should be conducted, to what is the proper way to respond to the rec...
  • Entire Teaching Of Confucius
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    According to tradition, Confucius was born in the state of Lu (present-day Shandong Province) of the noble K'un clan. His original name was K'un Ch " iu. His father, commander of a district in Lu, died three years after Confucius was born, leaving the family in poverty, but Confucius nevertheless received a fine education. He was married at the age of 19 and had one son and two daughters. During the four years immediately after his marriage, poverty compelled him to become a servant for the chie...
  • Thoughts Of Confucius
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    The Chinese people have three main traditions in their history- Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism. I am going to be talking about Confucianism and Taoism. Both of these date back to the Sixth Century. C. The traditional founder of Taoism is Confucius andLaozi. On top of many other things Confucius was a very influential speaker. Throughout time, his teachings, and preaching developed into a religion. He spoke to a wide variety of people. Dao ist tend to look back to Lao zi as their founder. Ove...
  • Name Confucius
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    The Wisdom of Confucius' When you see a good man, try to emulate his example, and when you see a bad man, search yourself for his faults. ' ; That quote is one of the many morals stated by the ancient Chinese philosopher, Confucius, which we still live by today. The Wisdom of Confucius, edited and translated by Lin Yutang, takes the best things said and said about Confucius and put them into one three hundred page book. It follows his life, from his lowly birth in the small town of Tsou, to his ...
  • Great Philosophy Of The Classical Age
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    CHINESE PHILOSOPHY ("love of wisdom") Chinese philosophy has passed through three distinct historical stages: The Classical Age: a creative period from the 6th to the 2nd century BC; The Medieval Age: from the 2nd century BC to the 11th century AD, a period of synthesis and absorption of foreign thought; The Modern Age: from the 11th century to the present, a period of maturation of earlier philosophical trends and introduction of new philosophies from the West. Throughout all these periods, Chi...
  • Confucius And Confucianism Life Of Confucius
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    Confucius and Confucianism LIFE OF CONFUCIUS Confucius was believed to have been born in 551 BC., in the state of Lu, known today as the Shandong province. His parents, who died while he was a child, named him Kong Qui. Confucius was derived from the Latin word Kongfuzi which means Great Master Kong. Confucius was the most influential and respected philosopher in Chinese history. His ideas were the single strongest influence on Chinese society from around 100 BC. to the AD. 1900's. The Chinese g...
  • Analects 12 1 Confucius
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    CONFUCIUS As Confucius' philosophy still remains in the heart of many Chinese people. His images of the greatest professional teacher of all time, the greatest philosopher in Chinese history and his influence toward the future and the past 2000 years of Chinese civilization has made his thought the essence of the Chinese culture. He always said the importance of teaching could change the future of the civilization. And he also encouraged his students to explore the various things to learn, but b...
  • Confucius And Buddha
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    The Lives of Confucius and Guatama SiddharthaDariush NazemWorld Civilization 121 September 19, 1996 Professor: Helpu Bennett Section Teacher: Sara AboschThe Life Of Confucius Throughout the time span that man has lived on earth, there have been many religions in existence. Two very important and influencing religions that have been around for over two thousand years are Confucianism and Buddhism. The founders of these two religions, Confucius and Buddha, respectively, lived different lives and h...
  • Main Idea Of Confucius Philosophy
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    Confucius became famous as a sage, or wise man, of China during the Age of Philosophers. His Five Classics have influenced the civilizations of most of eastern Asia. Confucius was born in the state of Lu when local rulers refused to pay homage to the emperor of a failing Chou dynasty. Confucius hated the disorder that ensued and looked back on a time when things like that were not even thought of. He studied the teachings of the sage's whose teachings and influences had made China one whole nati...
  • Devotion And Respect For Parents And Elders
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    Glen Szabo Intro. To Eastern Philosophy Paper 1: Confucius 128. Confucius said: "If your words are grand, you will find that it is difficult for your actions to measure up to them". [14.21] This passage appears on page 14 in the text in the section on words and actions. The point that Confucius is trying to make here is that speaking in an exaggerated manner of yourself or your deeds is just as easy as speaking of them in any other way. But it is much harder to actually perform lofty actions tha...
  • Confucius
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    Confucius's counsel and guidance recorded in The Analects instilled wisdom when they were first recorded and continue to provide a thought provoking analysis of life and the checkpoints that guide it. The Master's commentary on restraint, diligence, decency, and citizenship are well intended and relevant. Politics and the role of government also come under scrutiny as Confucius offers his insights in bettering the organization of power. His proverb-like admonitions use clear examples of everyday...
  • Government To Confucius
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    Confucianism Oct 21, 1999 Confucianism is a system of thought based on the teachings of a Chinese man named Kung Fuji. Which is latinized as Confucius, he lived from 551 to 479 b. c. e. Confucius claimed that he was not original and neither were his teachings, but believed himself to be a "creative transmitter of wisdom from the past". He created a moral code on based on ethics, humanity and love. Confucius philosophies emphasize the ideals of order and harmony. With the idea that people should ...
  • Plato's Method Of Progression
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    Since the early beginnings of society, in which people began living in gathered communities, there can be seen a constant progression, upon a steady time line, of the increased order of the organization of society. However, this is not the kind of progress that was sought by two widely known philosophers and teachers, Plato and Confucius. The kind of social reform and alteration displayed in the teachings and writings of both of these men, examine a movement from societies viewed as chaotic and ...
  • Confucius Importance In The Chinese Society
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    Benefits by the Confucius' Ideas Modern America would definitely benefit from Confucius' ideas and teachings. Their ideas mainly dealt with unity and peace. The Confucius' were very wise, for setting principles the community should constantly live by. Their principles set an order and a moral behavior for people. The Confucius' expected society to remain calm, mature, and know right from wrong. Confucius once said "What one does not wish done to oneself one should not do to others". These princi...
  • Christianity And Confucius
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    The premise of Confucian teachings are centered around the idea of Jen or the virtue of humanity (Ching 68). To accomplish this divinity, five relationships must be honored: ruler and minister, father and son, husband and wife, elder and younger brother, and friend and friend (Hope). These relationships led a push for a revolution of the political system to adopt the methods of Jen. Confucius sought to revive the ancient Chinese culture by redefining the importance of society and government. He ...
  • End Of His Life Confucius
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    Confucius Confucius was born 551 BC in Ch'u-fu, state of Lu (Now Shantung province in China). He was originally named Kung ChUi u but his title was Latinized when his teachings were introduced to the West by Catholic missionaries in the early 17th century. He is said to be Chinas most famous and important, teacher, philosopher, and political theorists and his teachings have influenced the civilizations of all eastern Asia. While little is know about his early life it is believed his family was o...
  • Confucius And Lao Tzu
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    Brad Czopek Area Studies There are three major "religions" in China: Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism. Buddhism came from India, but the other two originated in China. This is a comparison between those two religions. In modern times there are lots of people that try to maintain a balance between the three, but this has not always been the case. There have been times when the followers of one religion were persecuted by the people of another religion. Coming into this report, I knew basically n...
  • Four Nobel Truths And The Eightfold Path
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    compariLeah Glover 10/ 17/03 His 1 Prof. Xia The Buddhist and Confucius values and the Hindu concept of Dharma Within the Buddhist teachings The Four Nobel Truths and the Eightfold Path, the cause of misery was based upon two main elements. These two elements are suffering and the need to desire. In the Buddhist teachings their focus was to end suffering and desire, and finding peace within ones self. The Confucius teaching was very different. Within the Confucius teaching their main interest wa...

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