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Unformatted text preview: Said gov’t was entering into competition with locals by introducing trade Poorer people working hardest to produce silk, which was being traded by the rich for outside goods Gov’t setting bad example by profiting at people’s expense HAN CONFUCIANISM:-Han dynasty Confucian in theory not reality - Blended ideas of diff. philosophers-Emperor WU – established special universities to teach Confucius (civil service exams)-Confucians think gov’t should be example to people, not get involved in gov’t-Han gov’t not concened with morality-Cannon of Fililal Piety explains how each person w/ different role in society takes on different form of Filial Piety – and without it, government and society fail – people have to regard king/ruler as they do their parents, and remain loyal to him...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HIST 243 taught by Professor Radice during the Spring '08 term at S. Connecticut.
- Spring '08
- Han Dynasty