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6. Confucianism in practice

6. Confucianism in practice  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2014
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Aug 2014
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9780190236809
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10.1093/actrade/9780195398915.003.0006
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‘Confucianism in practice’ shows how Confucianism was played out in everyday family life, in the moral education of peasants and elite alike, and in the administration of the state. ... More
1. Confucius (551–479 bce) and his legacy: An introduction

1. Confucius (551–479 bce) and his legacy: An introduction  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2014
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Aug 2014
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9780190236809
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10.1093/actrade/9780195398915.003.0001
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Confucius lived in a period of the Zhou dynasty when China had splintered into small, independent, warring states ruled over by feudal lords whose authority was maintained not through ... More
Epilogue: Confucianism in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries

Epilogue: Confucianism in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2014
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9780190236809
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10.1093/actrade/9780195398915.003.0007
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9780195398915
The ‘Epilogue’ considers the harsh condemnation of Confucianism in the early decades of the twentieth century by leaders of the nationalist May Fourth movement. The Chinese Communist Party ... More
3. Government in Confucian teachings

3. Government in Confucian teachings  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2014
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eISBN: 
9780190236809
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10.1093/actrade/9780195398915.003.0003
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‘Government in Confucian teachings’ describes Confucius' teachings on the ideal ruler and the process of government. A good ruler is a superior man (junzi) who must model the morality he ... More
2. The individual and self-cultivation in the teachings of Confucius

2. The individual and self-cultivation in the teachings of Confucius  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2014
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Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780190236809
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10.1093/actrade/9780195398915.003.0002
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‘The individual and self-cultivation in the teachings of Confucius’ explains that a moral vanguard of individuals is called for by Confucius and his followers. These individuals move others ... More
5. The reorientation of the Confucian tradition after 1000 ce: The teachings of Neo-Confucianism

5. The reorientation of the Confucian tradition after 1000 ce: The teachings of Neo-Confucianism  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2014
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Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780190236809
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195398915.003.0005
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‘The reorientation of the Confucian tradition after 1000 ce’ discusses the “school” of Confucianism referred to as Neo-Confucianism, which came to dominate Chinese intellectual and ... More
4. Variety within early Confucianism

4. Variety within early Confucianism  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2014
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Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780190236809
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10.1093/actrade/9780195398915.003.0004
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‘Variety within early Confucianism’ considers two very different, early interpretations of the Confucian tradition that have influenced education, social practices, and intellectual ... More

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