Confucius Essay

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  • The Birthplace Of Confucius And Confucius

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    population of 8.3131 million. Jining, the birthplace of Confucius and Mencius, the great thinkers and educators well known in the world, has long been praised as “the Hometown of Confucius and Mencius, the Land of Proprieties” as well as the cradle of Confucianism. Confucius Temple, Confucius Mansion and Confucius Cemetery in Qufu have been included on the list of World Culture Heritage by UNESCO. The annually celebrated “China (Qufu) International Confucius Cultural Festival” attracts both domestic and foreign

  • Similarities Between Confucius And Confucius Essay

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    In life, we face various kinds of relationships that involve parents, friends, colleagues, and companions among other individuals as well. In The Analects of Confucius, Confucius discussed different types of relationships and outlined ways in which people could deal with them. Confucius talked about filial piety, authoritative conduct, ritual, trust etc. The most impressive theory to me was about governance and made me reflect upon myself as far as leadership is concerned. It is worth noting that

  • Contribution Of Confucius

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    Confucius lived in China during the 6th Century BCE in a period known as the Warring States. He committed himself to making China a better and more peaceful place and he did this by creating many different teachings and worked on educating all individuals of China. His disciples documented all his teaching in to a collection known as the Analects. This collection of scripture has become very sacred especially after Confucius’ death and ultimately helped him create the difference he hopped for in

  • Confucius Essay

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    Confucius Confucius created a system of thinking called Confucianism. If only one word could be used to summarize the Chinese way of life for the last two thousand years, that word would be Confucian. No other person has had as great an effect on the life and thought of the Chinese people as Confucius. He is the most adored person in Chinese history. Confucius claimed no greatness, instead he looked to a past time that he saw as the golden age. He told one of his disciples, "I transmit but

  • Contribution Of Confucius

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    Confucius was born in 551 BC and died in 479 BC at age seventy-two. He was a great influence on chinese teachings. He was widely known as Master for the great influence he brought upon central China. The translation of his name literally means Master Kong. He was the author and editor of several chinese texts. After his death, these texts and teachings were created into the Analects. The Analects reflect and provide discussions of Confucius and his disciples. Through the reading of the thirteenth

  • Confucius : The Analects

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    History and Philosophy Confucius “The Analects”, written ca. 479-221 B.C.E., tell us what the Chinese people thought made a virtuous man. In their society, youth were supposed to be respectful to their parents at home and elders abroad. They also should “overflow in love to all, and cultivate the friendship of the good.” Men who are willing to serve their parents, prince, and be genuine with their friends are considered virtuous. They should also honor their parents’ lives through proper funeral

  • Confucius Essay

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    Confucius became famous as a sage, or wise man, of China during the Age of Philosophers. His Five Classics have influenced the civilizations of most of eastern Asia. Confucius was born in the state of Lu when local rulers refused to pay homage to the emperor of a failing Chou dynasty. Confucius hated the disorder that ensued and looked back on a time when things like that were not even thought of. He studied the teachings of the sage’s whose teachings and influences had made China one

  • Confucius Paper

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    According to tradition, Confucius was born in the state of Lu (present-day Shandong Province) of the noble K'ung clan. His original name was K'ung Ch'iu. His father, commander of a district in Lu, died three years after Confucius was born, leaving the family in poverty, but Confucius nevertheless received a fine education. He was married at the age of 19 and had one son and two daughters. During the four years immediately after his marriage, poverty compelled him to become a sevant for the chief

  • Confucius And Confucianism

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    Confucius’s philosophical teachings about government and society discussed in the Analects revolve around morality and how a ruler and his people should act in order to stabilize society. Confucius looked to the past to discuss the problems of the present by modeling his teachings from the former Zhou empire. Confucius sought to bring back the Zhou traditions in order to better society. By linking moral behaviors to social roles and hierarchies, he emphasized that the stability of the government and

  • Confucius Essay

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    As Confucius' philosophy still remains in the heart of many Chinese people, his images of the greatest professional teacher of all time, the greatest philosopher in Chinese history and his influence toward the future and the past 2000 years of Chinese civilization has made his thought the essence of the Chinese culture. He always said the importance of teaching could change the future of the civilization. And he also encouraged his students to explore the various things to learn, but be

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