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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...
  • 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 Lao Tzu
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    Religion is religion, right Not necessarily. There are people in this country who don t believe in Christianity yet still follow the basic teachings of living. Confucianism and Taoism are just two of those religions practiced in this country, alone. The differences between the two are wide. From the legends surrounding them, to the ethical systems involved, to the preaching styles of the two founders, Confucius and Lao-Tzu. Confucius (Kung Fu-Tzu or Master Kung) was born in the year 551 BC, in t...
  • Confucius Beliefs About Relationships With People
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    Who is Confucius To some he may appear as a joke. However, Confucius, in reality, was not a laughingstock. He was a man who strived to bring peace and happiness to a world ravaged by crime and war. Confucius " did not look for paradise in the next world " like other religions but rather he was more concerned with achieving happiness in one's own lifetime. A respected Chinese philosopher, Confucius, or "Kung Fu Tzu", began as a teacher, stressing the importance of self-discipline and generosity. ...
  • Written From The Followers Of Confucius
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    Confucius is the founder of Confucianism. The name "Confucius" is the Latin name for Kong Qiu-zi. Confucius was born in the village of Zou in the country of Lu in 551 BC. He was a poor descendant of a disposed noble family. As a child, he held fake temple rituals; as a young adult, quickly earned a reputation for fairness, politeness, and love of learning, and he was reputed to be quite tall. When he was 35 years old, Duke Zhao of Lu led his country to war, this was routed and fled to Qi. While ...
  • 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 If Our Government
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    Confucius If our government was run for the people, and not for the enrichment of its rulers, the US would be a more tightly unified nation. Confucius stressed that a government be run for the well-being of the people, and if that was applied today, results would be outstanding. Confucius also said to put aside military conquests and to work for the good of the country. Applied today, that would really help our USA. Confucius taught that government should be run for the well-being of the people....
  • Legend And Teachings Of Confucius And Confucianism
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    Confucianism Confucianism is an East Asian philosophy built up by a Chinese philosopher, Confucius (K'un Fu-t zu), in the 6th - 5th century BCE. It's a philosophy based on human morals and relationships. To really understand Confucianism, how it originated and what parts of history contributed towards its development, you have to look into: who is Confucius, the history of Confucianism and what happened to Confucianism after the death of Confucius? Who is Confucius? Confucius was of noble descen...
  • 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...
  • Confucius And Lao Tzu
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    Taoism and Confucianism are both very complex and important religions of their time. Both mainly Asian religions, these creeds were more prominent in the times they were developed then they are today. Each of these religions had a certain belief that there was a "Way" that things should happen and should work so that goodness and peace will regulate in the world. Confucius was the founder of Confucianism. His works were taught in the Confucian Analects. His sense of mission to be "a human among ...
  • Confucius And Lao Tzu
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    Confucius and Lao Tzu were two highly known scholars in Ancient China. These scholars with their intellectual writings changed the views of the Chinese people. Confucius believed in the moral values and filial piety, he also wanted civic obedience. Lao Tzu was a mystical writer, his comparison between a 'perfect world'; and the 'real world'; made people think to act as loving and caring peoples. (Expand on what they thought about) Confucius was brought to the world sometime in 551 BCE in the sta...
  • 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...
  • Five Classics Of Confucianism
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    China is the land of Confucianism. Confucius has molded the Chinese view of life. The Confucian view is based on the ancient Chinese tradition. It can be stated that the view of Confucius and that of the Chinese began in the same place (Chang, 15). In subsequent centuries Confucius' teachings exerted a powerful influence on the Chinese nation. Therefore, the history that surrounds both Confucius as well as Confucianism is relevant to how many eastern people live their life today. Confucius was b...
  • 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...

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