Essays Tagged: "Filial piety"

This essay describes women in china during the Qing dynasty

ina 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 in Chinese thought ... er developments in Chinese thought on morality and ethics continued to reaffirm this view. For men, filial piety was clearly the root virtue. Women, too, were expected to be filial, but by late imperi ...

(9 pages) 111 0 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

How Does Behavior in Traditional Chinese Society Reflect Traditional Beliefs?

should obey their parents and put family interests before their own interests. This is known as the filial piety, a Chinese idea. The filial piety is the duty and respect children owe their parents. " ... own children starve to feed his mother. The story ends when the god being so pleased with Koh Ku's filial piety that he is given a pot of gold. "Respect! Cried mothers voice. Children owe respect to ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Looking at men

raised in a traditional family heavily influenced by Confucian philosophy (aphilosophy in which the filial piety is considered among the greatest of virtues and mustbe shown towards the parents, espec ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Jade Peony

The Importance Of Filial Piety Han Y.When people are asked who gave the most favors to them, it must be their parents; ... heir parents. Thus, what the children in now days really need is realizing the importance of having filial piety for their parents.In the story "The Jade Peony"�, the author, Wayson Choy makes ... n the story "The Jade Peony"�, the author, Wayson Choy makes us realize importance of having filial duties by telling the story of one Chinese - Canadian family with three children in Vancouver ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Concept Of Filial Piety

Filial piety is the primary element in the Chinese religion, both in the past and the present. Durin ... r, and ate and drank the family's offerings. Sacrificial offerings however were also part of filial piety, but it was considered a much larger or brouder system. The offerings were to earth bec ... ong. Obedience to the senior members in life and in thier death became the two essential aspects of filial piety. Romantic love was only found occasional thoughout all the marriages that were a ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Concept On Felial Piety

"The Concept of Filial Piety" Filial piety is the primary element in the Chinese religion, both in the past ... r, and ate and drank the family's offerings. Sacrificial offerings however were also part of filial piety, but it was considered a much larger or brouder system. The offerings were to earth bec ... ong. Obedience to the senior members in life and in thier death became the two essential aspects of filial piety. Romantic love was only found occasional thoughout all the marriages that were a ...

(2 pages) 402 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Ideal Child

of time and patience. Form this article in particular I learned that the Chinese culture focuses on filial piety, education, and proper behavior. I learned that Chinese families place more emphasis on ...

(2 pages) 1961 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Disposed To Change Or Not Disposed To Change?

Confucius an ethical philosopher who came up with the five relationships in society. One of them is filial piety meaning parents teach children, the children listen and respect the parents. The childr ... ors are important to them and they wouldn't want to change it. It would go against their ethics and filial piety. The Arab states also have religion as an impediment because first of all, they have Is ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Confucius was a mere preserver and transmitter of tradition, while Muhammad was an innovator. Discuss the validity or otherwise of this statement.

moral order of the universe and actually observing it makes one a worthy ruler.Confucius supported filial piety as essential for all members of society. (Smith p73) Filial piety was concerned with th ... ily structures. According to Confucius, the father should be loving. This enables the son to become filial. The son should be filial so that the father will be further encouraged to be loving. Confuci ...

(13 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Confucius

on of a much longer list of virtues, includingloyalty, reciprocity, wisdom, courage, righteousness, filial piety, and faithfulness. Wisdom hasseveral aspects also, including being a good judge of the ... is doing what is appropriate for one’s role, an exampleis a father, son, teacher, or student. Filial piety is doing something out of love and respect forone’s parents. Faithfulness includes ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

How filial piety work in ancient Chinese society

A Choice between Loyalty and Filial PietyA Choice between Loyalty and Filial PietyLoyalty and filial piety, as the two major virt ... y, have been emphasized for centuries in Chinese history. Loyalty "bonded officials to rulers," and filial piety "bonded children to parents" (Spence 102). When talking about loyalty and filial piety, ... s receive respect and honor from Qianlong. This respect was considered as a larger comprehension of filial piety. Then why did Qianlong break his virtue of filial piety and blame Zhang for an insignif ...

(4 pages) 78 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Comparison of Homosexuality in China and Europe in socio-political aspect – Is male homosexuality really a taboo in China?

seen as a taboo in China instead of Europe. The reasons are twofold --- the traditional values and filial piety of China. Gay marriage has been legalized in the Western nations. It seems that it is o ... onal values such as Confucianism from the ancient China. People have been taught not to violate the filial piety. They need to breed the next generation so as to comply with the filial piety (So 1996) ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Transformation of Li

161;:benevolence), yi(義 : regulation regarding relations between nobles) and xiao(孝 : filial piety). Especially, li was used to refer to overall system, culture and idea of Zhou. These v ... in the term li and he emphasized the spirit of li when interpreting the terms. He also thought that filial piety is not just about supporting parents but it requires reverence and that people should b ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy