Confucius and Confucianism

Confucius and Confucianism

Author: Lee Dian Rainey

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1405188405

Category: Religion

Page: 280

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This comprehensive introduction explores the life and teachings of Confucius, and development of Confucian thought, from ancient times to the present today. Demonstrates the wisdom and enduring relevance of Confucius’s teachings – drawing parallels between our 21st century society and that of China 2,500 years ago, where government corruption, along with social, economic, and technical changes, led thinkers to examine human nature and society Draws on the latest research and incorporates interpretations of Confucius and his works by Chinese and Western scholars throughout the centuries Explores how Confucius's followers expanded and reinterpreted his ideas after his death, and how this process has continued throughout Chinese history Seamlessly links Confucius with our modern age, revealing how his teachings have become the basis of East Asian culture and influenced the West
Confucius and Confucianism
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Richard Wilhelm
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-05 - Publisher: Routledge

First published in 1931. This re-issues the edition of 1972. This translation and Wilhelm's invaluable commentaries provide a concise and readable survey of Confucius, the man and his teachings. This volume translates The Life of Confucius from an ancient Chinese text, the Shih Chi, or The Historical Records by Sse-Ma
The Globalization of Confucius and Confucianism
Language: de
Pages: 156
Authors: Klaus Mühlhahn, Nathalie van Looy
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

The popularity of Confucianism is on the rise, not only in China, but also internationally. Confucian values are praised as the (universal) way, especially in the face of current political, social, and economic crises. The philosopher's legacy has now endured for over 2,500 years, and Confucian ideas have gained recognition
Confucius and Confucianism
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Lee Dian Rainey
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-10 - Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

This comprehensive introduction explores the life and teachings of Confucius, and development of Confucian thought, from ancient times to the present today. Demonstrates the wisdom and enduring relevance of Confucius’s teachings – drawing parallels between our 21st century society and that of China 2,500 years ago, where government corruption, along
Confucianism as Religion
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Yong Chen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-08 - Publisher: BRILL

On the Rhetoric of Defining Confucianism as a Religion tackles the perennially controversial question of whether Confucianism is a religion and proposes a holistic and contextual approach to the issue.
The Ways of Confucianism
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: David S. Nivison
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Open Court Publishing

"Nivison brings out the exciting variety within Confucian thought, as he interprets and elucidates key thinkers from over two thousand years, from Confucius himself, through Mencius and Xunzi, to such later Confucians as Wang Yangming, Dai Zhen, and Zhang Xuecheng."--Cover.