Essays Tagged: "Confucius"

Confuciniasm in The US today

the people, and not for the enrichmentof its rulers, the US would be a more tightly unified nation. Confuciusstressed that a government be run for the well-being of the people, and if thatwas applied ... e run for the well-being of the people, and if thatwas applied today, results would be outstanding. Confucius also said to putaside military conquests and to work for the good of the country. Appliedt ...

(1 pages) 58 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Confucius, Philosophy of Religion. About cinfusianism and christianity

hese 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 g ... of man and society as one whole is known as Li. Li means "the rationalized social order" (Yutang). Confucius felt that love and respect for authority was a key to a perfect society; this strict respe ...

(4 pages) 184 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Confucius and His Influence on Far Eastern Culture

One of the most influential people in the far east was Confucius. Confucius (K'ung Futzu is how he is called in China but his birth name was K'ung Ch'iu) w ... hilosophies. I shall also mention about his influence on the government in the past and the present.Confucius was a very important person who had a really interesting life. He lived around 551-479 BC. ... On it was an inscription that promised her that her awaited child shall be a king without a crown.' Confucius was born present-day Shantung (in those days it was called the sate of Lu) He was born int ...

(3 pages) 176 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

China's philosophies: Legalism, Daoism, and Confucianism, along with an explanation of how China influenced Japan.

na: Legalism, Daoism, and Confucianism, along with an explanation of how China influenced Japan.BodyConfucius, a well educated gentlemen, philosopher and a political adviser from Shandong mastered the ... sic, artery, chariot driving, calligraphy, and arithmetic. Confucianism was a philosophy founded by Confucius who lived from 551-479 B.C.E Confucius taught that good government depended on good offici ...

(4 pages) 219 1 3.2 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays


CONFUCIUS, GANDHI AND THEAESTHETICS OF VIRTUEI think that in trying to find out whether moral goodne ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Character change in the play "Raisin in the Sun", written by Lorraine Hansberry

er, the future of one's life is dependent on how one changes in order to reflect these experiences. Confucius himself once said, "They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom." ...

(4 pages) 224 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Confucianism, Legalism, and Daoism Comparison.

characteristics of each respected area.Confucianism began as the thoughts and ideas of a man named Confucius who lived at around 500 B.C. It is interesting to note this was around the same time Buddh ... ed and extremely virtuous officials should be appointed to run the government. According to legend, Confucius worked as a minister in his native province of Shandong. It is said that in a less than a ...

(2 pages) 109 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

This essay describes women in china during the Qing dynasty

Women in China during the Qing dynastyIdeal Moral Values for Chinese WomenWe have seen that Confucius regarded filial piety as the root virtue from which all others derive. Later developments ...

(9 pages) 111 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Age of Scholarship.

ism), Legalism.Confucianism comes from a chinese thinker named Kong Fuzi "Master Philosopher Kong". Confucius believed that the best way to promote good government was to fill official positions with ... persons in life and to have respect for one another as if they were family. Two later disciples of Confucius-Mencius and Xunzi- illustrate especially well the ways in which Confucius thought lent it ...

(3 pages) 63 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Contextualising Theory in Practice

PRACTICESTUDENT: RICHARD WHITELAM"I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand"(Confucius date unknown)Practice is often depicted as the act of doing something and is usually contr ...

(8 pages) 208 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The transformation from regional to world powers in both Han and Rome was inspired by the customs and ideas of previous cultures In this essay, a comparison of the two areas can be found.

es - the Han forming its powerful empire on the ancient Qin dynasty's institutional ways along with Confucius' intellectual power and Rome on Mediterranean predecessors. Although these empires had no ...

(8 pages) 87 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

On the basis of The Great Learning and Analects discuss the Confucian conception of the relation between the family and the state.

The Chinese people have always looked up to Confucius as a moral and spiritual leader and regard his teachings as an ideal which should be aimed ... of state affairs. The relationship between the family and the state is an intricately close one and Confucius articulates the way a Confucian scholar should begin his journey in his text "The Great Le ... if all the family units are able to regulate themselves, then society should thus also be orderly. Confucius goes on about the cultivation of oneself as the basic building block of civil society toda ...

(6 pages) 56 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Can Confucius Influence our Lives Today? This essay looks at confucian ideals and compares them to our modern society.

Can Confucius Influence Our Lives Today?Viewing Confucius' basic ideas and principles today, it is far e ... relations, yet there is still confusion. In America, we must deal with terrorism and racism today. Confucius once said, "Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself" (Analects 15.23). T ... elderly, lowering taxes, supporting the less fortunate, and preparing our children for the future. Confucius taught that politics are ethics and everything must be ethical. Educating children is an e ...

(3 pages) 98 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Analyzing The Analects: Confucius's Philosophy on Propriety, Religion, and Politics

spiritual cornerstone of the oldest living and most populous civilization on Earth, The Analects by Confucius has inspired people all over the world with it's strong humanistic ideals. The book seems ... with it's strong humanistic ideals. The book seems to be a record of various conversations between Confucius and his disciples and with the rulers of his time. These sayings, laconic and aphoristic, ...

(5 pages) 153 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Not all think alike - Philosophers of China

Confucius (c.551-c.479 BC) was one of the greatest philosophers known in the history of china. He ha ... als, knowledge, laws and preserves many good traits such as goodness, family priority, and respect. Confucius's ideas are recorded in a script called the Analects. As time passed, there were more impo ... phers molded the cultural structure of China in the Far East in the past 2000 years.As a student of Confucius, Mencius (c.370-c.300 BC) followed the path of his teacher. Mencius believed in the Mandat ...

(6 pages) 44 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Confucianism / the China's religion

ConfucianismK'ung Fu Tzu was the founder of Confucianism. But he is known as Confucius or master Kung. He was born in 551 B.C. in the towns of Lu in China. He lived during the C ... their achievements and interests, rather than with the abstract beings andproblems or the theology, Confucius discovered human relations consisting of the fiverelationships, which are based on love an ...

(3 pages) 210 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Colleges and universities should offer more courses on popular music, film, advertising and television

actually happened in the past. Consider the religious writings of the Bible, the Koran and those of Confucius, as well as those related to Buddhism, Hinduism and all other religions. These writings di ...

(3 pages) 44 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Asian Religions. Important notes about Confucianism, Daoism, Legalism, Buddhism and more.

he Analects, which spread his message. Confucianism is the system of Confucian ideas. Confucius was known to the Chinese as the first teacher Confucius believed that the governmen ... ed to get a job as a political adviser, but he had little success in finding a patron. Since Confucius was upset by the violence and moral decay at that time, he traveled around China in attemp ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Confucianism vs. Communism: Differences and Similarities

y nature men are pretty much alike, it is learning and practice that set them apart." This quote by Confucius has been entrenched in the people of China's minds. Chinese lives revolved around Confucia ... change the value system that had been entrenched in China for three thousand years.Without a doubt, Confucius was China's best-known philosopher. He had developed many ideas about how to restore peace ...

(4 pages) 77 1 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History


One of the most famous people in ancient China was a wise philosopher named Confucius (circa 551-479 BC). He sometimes went by the names Kong Zi though he was born - Kong Qiu - ... out life and it also teaches you a moral ( sort of like the morals that are at the end of a fable). Confucius is famous for his philosophy because he made many wise sayings in ancient China that helpe ... nt and the emperor by teaching them lessons on how the emperor should rule his kingdom successfully.Confucius was born in a poor family in the year 551 B.C., and he was born in the state of Lu. His or ...

(4 pages) 94 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History