Essays Tagged: "Confucian"

Confucius, Philosophy of Religion. About cinfusianism and christianity

The premise of Confucian teachings are centered around the idea of Jen or the "virtue of humanity (Ching 68)." To a ... n a Chinese Village. Stanford University Press, Stanford, California; 1973.Alitto, S. Guy. The Last Confucian: Liang Shu-ming and the Chinese Dilemma ofModernity. University of California Press, Berke ...

(4 pages) 184 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


ht about the difference between religious and philosophical systems and also the difference between Confucian, Buddhist thought and religions? Confucianism was born as a result of the search for an id ... s born as a consequence of an investigation to find the true nature of life. Moreover, Buddhism and Confucianism have some similarities like organizing the people's attitudes towards each other and to ...

(3 pages) 306 4 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Confucianism, Legalism, and Daoism Comparison.

Confucianism, Legalism, and DaoismConfucianism, Legalism, and Daoism are the three main philosophies ... istory of each philosophy's origin, and will reveal the main characteristics of each respected area.Confucianism began as the thoughts and ideas of a man named Confucius who lived at around 500 B.C. I ... round 500 B.C. It is interesting to note this was around the same time Buddha was supposedly alive. Confucian was not a prophet, and had little to say about gods, death, or the afterlife. He developed ...

(2 pages) 109 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

This is for a chinese culture class.

The Lu Tsu-ch'ien BeginningsIn studding the Confucian Discourse it is apparent that the objectives of the book are to show the wide complex inte ... how the wide complex interactions of Twelfth century literati and how those interactions shaped the Confucian revival. In the past the focus of scholars has been to view Chu Hsi (1130-1200) as the cen ... s has been to view Chu Hsi (1130-1200) as the central figure in a single line of development of neo-Confucian thought. As we have seen through are readings however this is simple not the case. Chu Hsi ...

(10 pages) 78 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

It is said that Japanese culture is both delicate and fierce; defend this viewpoint with examples.

sed to lead their lives according to the ethic code of Bushido ("the way of the warrior"). Strongly Confucian in nature, Bushido stresses concepts such as loyalty to one's master, self-discipline and ...

(3 pages) 136 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Chuang Tzu & Mencius.

zu was of the Taoist tradition; his works are eloquent and full of wonderful imagery. Mencius was a Confucian philosopher; as such his writings are more practical, and less colourful then Chuang Tzu's ... Chuang Tzu's linguistic skill holds him a part from other classical Chinese philosophers, Taoist or Confucian. While westerners may often find Chuang Tzu's contemporaries hard to read due to the chopp ...

(6 pages) 58 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Imperial Civil Exam System.

am system and the impacts it had on the Chinese political system. To do this, a brief background of Confucianism and the Chinese educational system will be given. Next, the Exam System can be dealt wi ... be dealt with, as it began in the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-220 A.D.) through to its end during the neo-Confucian Qing Dynasty (1644-1911A.D.). Finally, how this system has shaped the Chinese political va ...

(11 pages) 78 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

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

ip 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 Learning".In this piece of literat ... involved in the cultivation of self. However, even his disciples fail to meet the mark of the true Confucian scholar. Where does that leave us mere mortals? The problem with the Confucian concept is ...

(6 pages) 56 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

The Influence of Chinese Culture on Buddhism

century A.D.. This was during a time when the then reigning Han dynasty was in a state of chaos and Confucianism was being discredited by some intellectuals. The Chinese people therefore came to ident ... to identify Confucianism with the failing dynasty, and sought a new ideology to take place of stale Confucian thinking. The exact date of the coming of Buddhism to China is unknown, but by 64 A.D. Bud ...

(6 pages) 182 3 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Senior General Vo Nguyen Giap

iap was born during 1912 in the village of An Xa located in Quang Binh province. Giap showed strong Confucian background through the way he presented himself and through the way he wrote; this may hav ... ough the way he wrote; this may have been inheriting from his father whom was wealthy and practiced Confucianism strongly. Giap was a very active young man which may have helped him later in life as a ...

(6 pages) 28 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Comparing and Contrasting the Role of Women in China, Japan, and the Mongol Empire During the Postclassical Period

China during the Tang-Song era, the everyday rights of the vast majority of women were reduced. Neo-Confucian scholars supported male dominance and the idea that women should be treated similarly to p ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Confucianism and Taoism: The Shaping Philosophies of China

PHILOSOPHY IN CHINACONFUCIANISM AND TAOISMEastern society is an enigma to many Westerners. Its cultural and technical t ... iples set out by Socrates and Plato and their contemporaries. In a similar vein it can be said that Confucian and Taoist principles are the basis of eastern thinking. It may not be so evident today, a ... logy shrinks our world, and western thought, carried on the back of commerce, invades the east, but Confucianism and Taoism are the two principle philosophies that shaped ancient and dynastic China, b ...

(10 pages) 318 1 4.4 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 Kun ... states of China, and giving advice to their rulers. There are approximately 6 million followers and Confucian in the world today. About 26,000 live in the North America and South America, almost all o ... ncorporated into the Chinese law in 502 B.C. He wanted to be a politician or a leader so he started Confucianism. But he got his honors after he die.The beliefs of Confucianism are 6 rules to happines ...

(3 pages) 210 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Europeans In China

nities to convert to Christianity. However, Christianity was later denounced as a subversive to the Confucian principle and was silenced. By the early 1700's, British ships began arriving, esta ...

(1 pages) 50 1 2.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The great reform movement

n system was one of great importance.The curriculum that was introduced was modernized. The old Neo-Confucian orthodoxywas old and needed to be abolished if the Chinese were to advance. The old curric ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism

hinese history, Taoism and Buddhism are two great philosophical and religious traditions along with Confucianism. Taoism, originated in China around the sixth century B.C.E. and Buddhism, came to Chin ... iples set out by Socrates and Plato and their contemporaries. In a similar vein it can be said that Confucian and Taoist principles are the basis of eastern thinking. Blending with Buddhism these doct ...

(7 pages) 167 1 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism


pments: Han Cosmology Historical Developments: The Buddhist Period Historical Developments: The Neo-Confucian Period Bibliography Introduction: Conceptual and Theoretical Matters Classical Chinese the ... of the deep conventional nature of both linguistic and moral meaning. He saw this reflected in the Confucian focus on li (ritual) and its emphasis on sociology and history rather than psychology. The ...

(13 pages) 54 1 4.5 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Japanese Ethics

iness systems are influenced by three philosophical and religious traditions: the Shinto Ethic, The Confucian Ethic, and the Buddhist Ethic. Boye De Mente adds a fourth which he labels the Parent-Chil ... e inferior.(Cowles, p.1507). The parent-child relationship rises to be an outcome of this teaching. Confucian principles stress piety, fidelity, obedience, kindness, loyalty to one's superior, self-co ...

(16 pages) 137 1 4.6 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Buddhism in Australia.

to work on the goldfields of eastern Australia. The beliefs of these men were predominantly Taoist/Confucian, but the makeshift temples they built have been found to contain remnants of Mahayana Budd ...

(10 pages) 35 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism


ng, or also known as Confucius. Confucius set up a system of social and ethical philosophy known as Confucianism. This system of belief taught moral character to everyday life. There are many aspects ... he sat up was Hsiao. This belief was set up to stress the love within the family. Jen, the highest Confucian virtue, states the humanness toward others. Confucian teachings emphasized benevolence, av ...

(1 pages) 53 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History