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Children

Posterity of Confucius' Thoughts Confucian

Words: 1970
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This is the first step of learning -- seeing that there is more to the world than selfish thoughts, needs, and desires. Even in schools today, by inviting parents…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Compare the Lives and Teachings of Confucius and Socrates

Words: 1513
Length: 4 Pages
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Socrates and Confucius Socrates died 2,400 years ago. To be more specific, he was put to death, a criminal destined on a capital allegation. How gravely Athens took her…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Analects of Confucius Stands as

Words: 1404
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Filial piety and fraternal submission -- are they not the root of all benevolent actions?" The superior man does not innovate, but is judged upon how perfectly bows to…

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Family and Marriage

Posterity of Confusius' Thoughts Confucius

Words: 2140
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It is universally accepted that each person should follow the direction that suits her best, that is, everyone should try to develop their abilities and talents in order to…

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Death and Dying  (general)

Analects of Confucius

Words: 372
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Old Age: Confucius Confucius, the great Chinese sage, was known for his stand on culture, old age, respect and admiration for one's parents and ancestors and tradition. Chinese revere…

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Business - Ethics

Philosophical Differences Between Confucius and Mencius

Words: 600
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Philosophy Although there are a few philosophical differences between Confucius and Mencius, the most significant is Mencius' insistence on the goodness of human nature. For Mencius, humanness (ren) is…

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Leadership

Leadership and Confucius

Words: 1229
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Leadership in Terms of Confucius Analytical Essay: Oprah in via a Confucian Perspective When one looks at some of the greatest leaders in history, one thinks of courageous people…

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Family and Marriage

On Confucius and Filial Piety Then and Now

Words: 520
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

difficult for a person to be able to accept cultural values from a community that he or she is not familiar with. A person's cultural identity represents part of…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosopher's Names Like Confucius and

Words: 345
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Thee is something so poetic about the image of violence in the flowes, and made me think how even duing a beautiful time like sping, tagedies can still occu.…

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Family and Marriage

Confucius's Wisdom Remains Relevant Not

Words: 771
Length: 2 Pages
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In my life, I have tried to distinguish between healthy and tasty foods. The quote can also be taken symbolically, to refer to our ability to discern. Confucious is…

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Teaching

Confucius & Business Management Confucius and Confucianism

Words: 1510
Length: 5 Pages
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Confucius & Business Management Confucius and Confucianism as a Model for Business Leadership 'What you do not want done to yourself, do not do unto others ... " "The…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Confucius Construction of an 'Analects of Confucius'

Words: 301
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Confucius Construction of an 'Analects of Confucius' knowledge base including pragmatics information. (Yang, 2011) One study proposes an approach to constructing a knowledge base for the Analects of Confucius,…

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Sociology

Confucius vs Plato the Relationship

Words: 1309
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

On the other hand, a good individual will be open towards knowledge and learning as a premise to making a contribution and using his knowledge in order to improve…

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Literature

Confucius Jen - Humanity and

Words: 1148
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

They are, never taking anything for granted; never being over-confident ("over positive"), of course never being "obstinate" (for that is a truly shameful attitude to take in any personal…

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Mythology - Religion

Confucius Was One of the

Words: 1192
Length: 3 Pages
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" [II:15] "Yu, shall I teach you what knowledge is? When you know a thing, say that you know it; when you do not know a thing, admit that…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Confucius Believed in Restoring the

Words: 1244
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

" (Confucius, The Analects p.63 2, 2.5). Confucius had also taught, that filial piety was one of the two threads that held his whole teaching together. It could be…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Confucius One of the Most

Words: 710
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Confucianism, in other words, provided structure to various sets of ideals existing at the time. Central to this structure was compassion in human relationships. According to the eligious Tolerance…

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Sociology

Confucius Un-Confounding Confucianism Understanding Hierarchy

Words: 641
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

A more complete reading of the Analects places these requirements for contentment and piety in a much different context that shows the true righteousness and even equanimity of the…

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Philosophy - Philosophers

Analects of Confucius Philosophy

Words: 1569
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Confucius was a Chinese philosopher and his thought is referred as Analects of Confucius composing of his ideas and sayings. For over thousand years after his death, his thought…

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Sociology

Revolution Confucius

Words: 770
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Confucianism Confucius is regarded as one of the most innovative and intellectual philosophers of all time. Confucius and his teachings, even today, command a very large following. For one,…

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History - Asian

Analects of Confucius Revolves Around the Thoughts

Words: 1216
Length: 4 Pages
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Analects of Confucius revolves around the thoughts and teachings of Chinese philosopher Confucius and it is the foundation for Confucianism that is followed by millions of people in East…

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Philosophy

Aristotle and Confucius on Virtue

Words: 1597
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Comparison between Aristotle and Confucius on Virtue, Good Ethical Character and Conduct Yu (1998) says that the word 'virtue' is derived from the Latin word 'virtus'. 'Vir' means manhood…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Mohism and Neo-Confucianism the Interest

Words: 2070
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Mo Tzu, just like Confucius did, spend time and ducats travelling from one part to another, and advising leaders and those in authority of the importance of his universal…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Christian and Confucian Values Bible

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Gospel of Luke / Confucius REVISED Although Jesus and Confucius are both seen as sources of wisdom in major religious traditions, it is useful to distinguish between the two…

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Essay

Drama - World

Individuals Take Over the World

Words: 1391
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

The more important someone's rank in society was, the bigger the obligations became and thus, the responsibility increased. Mesopotamia was a region between the two rivers Tigris and Euphrates…

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Thesis

Mythology - Religion

Pillars The Religious Common Thread

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Length: 3 Pages
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The association drawn between the leader's teachings and the principled disposition of his followers appeals to a modern Judeo-Christian vantage as well. As the documentary proceeds to its discussion…

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Essay

Drama - World

Zhuangzi and the Dao the Period Between

Words: 878
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Zhuangzi and the Dao The period between 480 and 221 BCE was technically a part of the Zhou Dynasty. But in reality, the disintegrating power of the dynasty's kings…

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5 Pages
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Government

Long Tradition of East Asian Political Thought

Words: 1604
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Asian Explain three quotes from ether Confucius, Mencius, or Xun-Zi Mencius is in the privileged position of providing political advice to King Xuan of Qi. Mencius offers a clear…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Email Me Any Questions Comments

Words: 3775
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Plato: Ok then maybe it does not matter if people are inherently good or bad, but how does all this matter into the things in life that matter? Confucius:…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Political Thinkers Throughout the Ages Have Considered

Words: 1695
Length: 4 Pages
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Political thinkers throughout the ages have considered the meaning of citizenship and the relationship that does and/or should exist between the citizen and the state. The meaning of citizenship…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Justice Has Different Meanings in

Words: 2164
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

'" (p. 42). This clearly indicates that Thrasymachus was not won and while Socrates ended the argument on a good note but it was more his own approval of…

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Business - Ethics

Mencius' Theory Different Than That

Words: 986
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Confucius had mentioned filial concern, but Mencius places emphasis on this filial concern prioritizing between special concern for and obligations towards family that is closest to oneself gradating down…

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Drama - World

Bantu This Term Can Be

Words: 1216
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Known as the Median kingdom, centered in what is today northern Iran, this powerful alliance of Mesopotamian kingdoms and nations emerged in the late 8th century B.C.E. with its…

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Business - Ethics

Rosa's Ethics Ever Since December

Words: 1944
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The most convincing interpretation might be that, as she contended, she did not foresee the consequences. Parks stated that "it was not a time for me to be planning…

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Business - Ethics

Chinese Civilization

Words: 714
Length: 2 Pages
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Chinese eligious & Philosophical Leaders Confucius Confucius sought for himself and his disciples to become a superior man. This perhaps his most outstanding attribute -- a continuous striving for…

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Mythology - Religion

Christianity Confucianism and Buddhism Religious

Words: 1685
Length: 5 Pages
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Confucius, likewise, although scholars say that Confucianism is not a theistic religion, stresses the will or mandate of heaven having an influence upon the lives of all, but focuses…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Traditional Chinese Thoughts Human Nature

Words: 1976
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

In contrast Mozi argued that people should always care for others equally. Linking the thoughts of different philosophers The ancient Chinese sacrificial practice was very common whereby the historical…

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Mythology - Religion

Gentleman and Benevolence Confucian Benevolence

Words: 676
Length: 2 Pages
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He was also severing his bond to his subjects like Antigone, whose rights to act in a morally pious fashion were part of their rights as his citizens. A…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Political Science Comparison of Leadership

Words: 3091
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

(Ng, 1994, p. 93) The philosophy of Confucius was based essentially on that of human relationships expanded to the sphere of the state, and even beyond into the cosmos.…

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Drama - World

Olmec Although Scientists Found Artifacts and Art

Words: 5404
Length: 16 Pages
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Olmec Although scientists found artifacts and art objects of the Olmecs; until this century they did not know about the existence of the Olmecs. Most of the objects which…

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Drama - World

How Is Heaven Tian Portrayed in the Analects

Words: 1391
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Heaven This is a theory that originated in China. This is a political theory in which the rulers received the right to rule over their subjects from a heavenly…

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Mythology - Religion

Throned in Splendor Deathless O

Words: 1437
Length: 3 Pages
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The poems Catullus wrote to the woman Lesbia are among his best known. How would you characterize their affair? Catallus describes a conflicted and stormy affair with the women…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Crito Is a Short Dialogue

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Length: 2 Pages
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If somebody has been accused of something that is punishable whether civilly or criminally, he will do everything just to be able to surpass the trial, even resorting to…

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Mythology - Religion

Religious Reflections Please Respond Identify 3 1

Words: 627
Length: 2 Pages
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Religious Reflections." Please respond: Identify (3) 1) Judaism, 2) Shinto, 3) Buddha, things discussed fully, explain learned (3) things Identify (3) surprising things learned quarter, explain surprised. Religious reflections…

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3 Pages
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Teaching

Mencius' View That Human Nature

Words: 1049
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Mencius saw Tian as the source of morality and social sanction (if the king was good, Heaven enabled him to rule). Hsun Tzu, on the other hand, perceived heaven…

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Leadership

John Kotter Confucious Machiavelli and

Words: 1089
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

He had an opportunity to utilize his theories when he became head of the Florentine militia and helped overthrow the de Medici family rulers. His byword was "force and…

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Business - Ethics

Religion Class It MLA Style Answer Questions

Words: 678
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

religion class. It MLA style, Answer questions: Confucius thinks deliberate tradition It is not absolutely necessary for an individual to be cognizant of and take part in some sort…

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Asian Studies

How Confucianism Impacted China

Words: 4732
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Essay

Confucianism in Pre-Modern China Confucianism comes from the Chinese philosopher Confucius, after whom the philosophy takes its name. Confucius lived from the middle of the 6th century BC to…

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Mythology

Men In the World of

Words: 2583
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Again, he does not choose his ruler, but he must still obey him. Being born to certain parents and being under the authority of a certain ruler is fate.…

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Asian Studies

Japan and Confucianism in Art and Society

Words: 3848
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Essay

When Neo-Confucianism arrived in Japan in the 16th century, it built on the pre-existing ideas of Confucianism that had already been imported into the island centuries earlier (Tsutsui 104).…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Japan Religion

Words: 1955
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Confucianism the Major Religion of Japan? Religion is a cultural phenomenon and institution that involves specific behaviors and practices. Religion has been present for a great deal of human…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Neo-Confucianism Transmission Received Tracing the

Words: 1100
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Confucius reiterates this when he asks "Is humaneness far away? If I want to be humane, then humaneness is here" (52). Zhu Xi also attributes this duality to every…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

I Ching Is a Form

Words: 2521
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Fire (the hottest element) and metal (the hardest) both are associated with yang. Nevertheless, the Blue Dragon that symbolizes wood is a principal symbol of yang, while the hite…

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Essay

Mythology - Religion

Superior Man Both Confucianism and

Words: 1536
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

From this point-of-view, it could be stated that the reward for his attempt is to be found in this life. The adept of Taoism, in his attempt to become…

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History - Asian

Gender Roles in Traditional East Asia

Words: 2267
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Confucianism is one of the major factors that influenced gender views and perception in traditional East Asia, particularly in relation to the treatment of women in these societies. Confucianism…

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Mythology - Religion

Religions of East Asia Including

Words: 855
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

. The Dao is the source of all power which embodies all beings and encompasses both the yin and the yang. Remarkable quiet and serene, the Dao is rarely…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Mencius and Xunzi Both These

Words: 2204
Length: 5 Pages
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Mencius thought that virtue was a matter to be developed while Xunzi felt that what was required was not development, but reshaping. The first is like a sprout coming…

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Mythology - Religion

Shintoism Is a Religion With

Words: 2238
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

However, this trait is magnified in Shintoism because the religion developed in close relationship to the rest of Japanese culture. While a person who, say, married a Japanese person…

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Children

Coach Lying With My Head on Pillow

Words: 1201
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

coach, lying with my head on pillow; back down with a book up in the air when I heard the clock ding six times alerting me to the hour.…

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Mythology - Religion

Cloistered Virtue and Democratic Freedom Role of Education for American Christianity

Words: 3540
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

philosophy of education through a historical and then through an explicitly Christian lens, with a focus on the political role of education, and the Christian philosophy of John Milton.…

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