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  • Mohism and Mencius’ Thought

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    Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy Instructor: Masayuki Sato Mid-Term Paper Question 1: Do you think which doctrine was really helpful for saving people from their destitute condition between Mohism and Mencius’ thought, and why? When we put the two philosopher’s thoughts together, we can see one striking commonality. Both of them were against aggressive way and emphasized the importance of caring for the welfare of the state’s people. Ideologies that run in opposite directions

  • The Philosophies Are Confucianism, Mohism And Legalism

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    and challenged Confucian ideas. Confucius, Mencius, and Xunzi are three different philosophers from Chinese history who have three opposing views in their philosophical ideas of society and human nature. These three philosophies are Confucianism, Mohism and Legalism. Ancient Chinese philosophers built their views of human nature off of the idea that people are either naturally good, or naturally bad. How each philosopher views natural human nature is what they use to decide what they think is the

  • Legalism And Confucianism

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    Confucianism, together with Mohism and Legalism, is three out of the four main philosophical teachings in ancient China. Chinese philosophers such as Confucius, Mo Tzu, and Han Fei Tzu had their own views on life. The teachings of Mo Zi both resembled and greatly differed from that of Confucius; as for Han Feizi he took a totally different approach. The three books written by each philosopher, the Analects, the Mozi and the Han Feizi each discuss how power should be manifested in a society which

  • Confucius 's Influence On Chinese Philosophy

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    for philosophers all over the world, the Chinese philosopher Mozi was also an influential figure after the death of Confucius. Mohism is evidently more of an excelling school of thought to prevent extreme crime in a dystopian Chinese society rather than Confucianism because there is much emphasis on a strong hierarchy system and acknowledgement of the lower class under Mohism which is crucial for a society filled with much crime. On the other hand, Confucianism believes heavily in rituals and traditions

  • My Hometown Essay

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    With the economic growth, people's living standards continue to improve. Many people choose to travel to relax and enjoy themselves. Recently I have just been given an exciting position as the head of a tourism department. I am glad to introduce my hometown to you . As far as I know, Zaozhuang is a city in the southern part of Shandong province. She is one of central cities in Lunan region. Zaozhuang meets Linyi on the East, Weishan on the west, Xuzhou on the south, and Zoucheng on the north. The

  • The Neolithic Revolution Set The Stage For The Rise Of Civilization

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    Discuss how the Neolithic Revolution set the stage for the rise of civilization. The Neolithic Revolution began in 10000 BC. It set the stage for the rise of civilization because they shifted from hunting and gathering to agriculture and settlement, and the domestication of animals. During this period, they had fertile land in the Fertile Crescent making it easy to plant and grow crops. Growing crops then led to permanent settlements and domestication of animals because they didn't have to move around

  • What The Confucian Ideas And Practices Are Essay

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    In this essay, to make it easier to understand when I begin to address the main problem presented by the question I will first give a brief outline of what the Confucian ideas and practices are. I will then do as the question asks and evaluate the critique, I will do this by going on to decide how valid I believe the critique to be and proposing some responses to it to see how the critique really holds up, before going on to discuss some alternative critiques and whether I see them to be more valid

  • The Basic Principles Of Ancient Chinese Philosophy

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    five features: spiritual existence, morality, harmony, intuition, and practice. The philosophies before the Qin era were marked by various ancient philosophical views. Most influential of these views were those of Confucianism, Legalism, Taoism, and Mohism. According to Laurence Thompson, author of Chinese Religion: An Introduction: In China, people did not belong to an institutionalized sect, nor did their religious life have anything to do with signing articles of faint. Religion in China was so woven

  • Confusion About Confucianism : Everything Is One

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    us into Jun Zi. Confucius suggests that all practices are related to each other, and missing any elements will fail to become a Jun Zi (the ultimate goal). The practice of Ren promotes the how we should treat each other with love, however, unlike Mohism, Confucianism believe there should not be universal love, we should love based on who they are. Furthermore, filial piety, the love toward parents and family, remarks the importance of Ren and the theme of Confucianism. Li, the practice of caring

  • China's Golden Age

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    Recently, China has excelled in having many more religions including Christian. Chinese philosophy comes from Confucianism, which is a collection of teachings from ancient history. Many other philosophies were later taught like Daoism, Legalism, Mohism and many more. China still uses many of these philosophies today. China's ancient teachings and religion helped shape china to its current "Golden Age". Education is mandatory and prized both by the culture and by the state just like Islam believed