Essays Tagged: "Chinese Philosophy"

Confucius and His Influence on Far Eastern Culture

(K'ung Futzu is how he is called in China but his birth name was K'ung Ch'iu) was a very important Chinese philosopher who saw in life that there was injustice and immorality. In my essay I will tell ... men leading an animal with a horn in the middle of its forehead and scales all over its body. This Chinese unicorn knelt before her and spat out a piece of jade. On it was an inscription that promise ...

(3 pages) 176 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Acupuncture: Finding a Home in America.

a Home in America"Acupuncture has stood the test of time through twenty-five hundred years, twelve Chinese dynasties, and hundreds of millions of patients," states the founder of the first American s ... cture" 54). Scientific research is now proving that acupuncture, for years a myth explained only by Chinese culture, is an effective medical practice in the United States. This idea, along with newly ...

(11 pages) 90 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A discription of feng shui, and how it can be used.

s. In doing so, Feng Shui can assist in improving health, relationships and finances.Feng Shui is a Chinese philosophy about the relationship between humans and their environment. It's the way your en ... five factors of success. This is another way to consider your equation for success. The concept of Chinese culture is That Contribute to Life Fortune.Fate (or destiny): This is the time of your birth ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Chuang Tzu & Mencius.

Chuang Tzu, and Mencius were two of the most important figures in Chinese philosophy and literature. Chuang Tzu was of the Taoist tradition; his works are eloquent an ... language.Chuang Tzu's familiarity with and confident handling of the technical language of ancient Chinese semantics make it probable that he had the ancient Chinese equivalent of analytic philosophi ... . It is, thus, no accident that even philosophers sceptical of the general philosophical quality of Chinese thought hold him in the highest regardChuang Tzu, lived somewhere in the time between 369-28 ...

(6 pages) 58 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Chronicles of Tao Book Review

of Tao, this type of spirituality appeals to me in many ways. I have long been fascinated with the Chinese philosophy and practice of Feng Shui, i.e. the flow of "chi" (energy) and balance of yin and ... and healthier lives. This was particularly interesting to me because I have always noticed how the Chinese tend to look and seem so young even when they are old. According to the acolytes, animals ma ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

CONFUCIUS

CONFUCIUS a Chinese philosopher, one of the most influential figures in Chinese history.According to tradition, ... les that had gathered around him. His fame as a man of learning and character and his reverence for Chinese ideals and customs soon spread through the principality of Lu.Confucius lived in the second ... o have compiled and edited, the Ch'un Ch'iu (Spring and Autumn Annals), is an annalistic account of Chinese history in the state of Lu from 722 to 481. He wished to be known as a transmitter rather th ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Equilibrium and harmony is the core of the Confucianism

tumn Period () . He was the founder of School of the Literati (,Ju Chia), one of the six schools of Chinese philosophy(http://www.friesian.com/confuci.htm ). It focuses on human morality and good deed ... righteousness to be of highest importance. " (), that means moral is the highest value (http://www.chinese.dsturgeon.net ). Confucius also insisted "The virtuous rest in virtue; the wise desire virtu ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Equilibrium and harmony is the core of the Confucianism

He was the founder of School of the Literati (儒家,Ju Chia), one of the six schools of Chinese philosophy(http://www.friesian.com/confuci.htm ). It focuses on human morality and good deed ... importance. " (義以為上), that means moral is the highest value (http://www.chinese.dsturgeon.net ). Confucius also insisted "The virtuous rest in virtue; the wise desire virtu ...

(8 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Teachings of Confucius

IntroductionFew men have had a greater impact on humanity than Chinese philosopher Confucius. His teachings, focused on the pursuit of self actualization, have bee ... of Asian culture for centuries. Many of Confucius' disciples went on to hold prominent positions in Chinese society, spreading his ideology to the masses. So important are his teachings that Confucian ... escribed as a moderate social status to become one of the premier thinkers in history. Known by the Chinese name of Kong Fuzi, Confucius lived from approximately 551 BC-479 BC (Collins, 2008, p. 161). ...

(15 pages) 60 0 4.3 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Chuang Tzu's Perfect Man

Chuang Tzu was a brilliant, original, and influential Chinese philosopher who lived around the 4th century BCE. The background from which he arose involve ... why it differs so radically from Confucianism). His ideology provided the disillusioned members of Chinese society with a method to cope with and survive in a world ridden with chaos and suffering.In ... herefore experience joy in all things. This idea would certainly give comfort to the members of the Chinese nation, who, during that particular historical period, were living with great tribulation an ...

(5 pages) 1673 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Brodman reaction

Alexandra BrodmanReaction Paper: Intellectual foundations of the Chinese Legal TraditionProfessor LeppBefore reading the Peerenboom article, it never would have occu ... Huang noted that in contemporary China its legal history is viewed as containing "the wisdom of the Chinese people" but also as having no contemporary relevance. Why should wisdom, especially wisdom t ... m that has stood the test of time and served its people well, be outright discarded? There are many Chinese legal scholars who want to incorporate certain parts of that wisdom into contemporary legal ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases