Essays Tagged: "Analects"

Chuang Tzu & Mencius.

e quite short. While these passages of Mencius's are longer and better explained then the Confucian Analects, they are still a far cry from the well-put together writings of Chuang Tzu.The two parable ... texts that comprise excerpts from conversations. However, Mencius is easier to understand then The Analects as Mencius explains his arguments more fully then Confucius had."Kao Tzu said, 'Human natur ...

(6 pages) 58 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

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

lies have become humane, then the whole country will be aroused towards humanity.Similarly, in the "Analects", Confucius reemphasizes the importance of learning and the connection between the family a ... rce Book in Chinese Philosophy, Princeton University Press, 19632)D.C. Lau (trans.), Confucius: The Analects, Penguin Classics, 1979

(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.

and racism today. Confucius once said, "Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself" (Analects 15.23). This stands true in American society as the Golden Rule expressed in the Catholic B ...

(3 pages) 98 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

World Religions

term chun-tzu, which originally meant "Son of Prince" or someone of nobility, is translated in "The Analects of Confucius", as the "Superior Man". The Superior man is a very high stage of human develo ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

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

The 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 ... ifficult to interpret yet have shaped the culture of East Asia for thousands of years. Although The Analects are brief and often confusing, a clear picture is painted of Confucius's views on Propriety ...

(5 pages) 153 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Not all think alike - Philosophers of China

ch as goodness, family priority, and respect. Confucius's ideas are recorded in a script called the Analects. As time passed, there were more important philosophers that appeared in the lifetime of Ch ... people and thus the state" (p. 99). Mencius's thoughts are collected in Mencius, but just like the Analects of Confucius they are unorganized and are hard to resolve.Another school of philosophy was ...

(6 pages) 44 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

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

A faithful band of followers admired him as a great teacher, and recorded his sayings in the Analects, which spread his message. Confucianism is the system of Confucian ideas. Con ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism


e principles of his philosophy; these were handed down only through his disciples. The Lun Yü (Analects), a work compiled by some of his disciples, is considered the most reliable source of infor ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Taoism Vs Confucianism.

The "Tao Te Ching" and "The Analects" are collections of philosophical aphorisms that express universal truths about life. They ... ual and they will keep their self-respect and come to you of their own accord." So in a sense, "The Analects" also tend to serve as guidance for a ruler.Unlike Taoism, which promotes submission and ta ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Analects of Confucius" Essay

In the "Analects of Confucius", it talks about Master Kong's way of humanity. Confucius' Way of humanity is ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Confucianism v. Democracy

om website: (1999). The Analects of Confucius. David H. Li (Trans.). Maryland: Premier Publishing Company. (Original Work 50 ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.6 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Analects

Through reading The Analects it is easy to see why a lot of the Chinese people of that time valued the ideas of Confuciu ... omeone being a gentleman was that this person needed to pursue or have knowledge of the Way. In The Analects the Way seems to be mostly used in terms of covering the sum total of truths about the univ ... ead to completeness in every sense of the word.In one passage that comes from the first book of The AnalectsConfucius describes the gentleman as this: The Master said, "˜The gentleman seeks neith ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Political Philosophy

realistic possibilities of achieving these goals are.# Two things that Confucius refers to in "The Analects" are the tao and te, which mean the way and virtue. There is no doubt that these two are th ... he should possess and the wicked being qualities that he should not possess.Throughout Confucius' "Analects", there is many similar views that are shared by Plato. It is no coincidence that Plato liv ...

(7 pages) 34 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

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

not put into writing the principles of his philosophy; these were handed down by his disciples. The Analects, a work compiled by some of his disciples, is considered the most reliable source of inform ... fucius claimed no greatness; instead he looked to a past time that he saw as the golden age. In the Analects, Confucius is recorded as saying, "I am a transmitter, rather than an original thinker. I t ...

(13 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


TeachingsAs you have learned already the Analects is the earliest Chinese text that stresses the conceptof ren. Ren is said to mean: “be ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Eastern Religions Elements Matrix (Confucianism and Shinto)

u Hsi (1130-1200 CE) during the Sung dynasty. They include:"The Si Shu or Four Books:The Lun Yu the Analects of ConfuciusThe Chung Yung or the Doctrine of the MeanThe Chung Yung or the Doctrine of the ...

(3 pages) 67 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

International Culture Paper

of Rites) which consists of three books on the Li (Rites of Propriety). The Four Books are Lun Yu (Analects) of Confucius, Chung Yung (Doctrine of the Mean), Ta Hsueh (Great Learning), and Meng Tzu ( ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith