4 Confucius

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Confucius January 24, 2008 Analects: records of his teachings Self-educated, not born w/ privilege, not part of aristocracy, not a religious leader Home state: LU o Minister of Justice Viewed as a threat by state of Qi o Duke of Qi: gave gift of dancing girls to Duke of Lu o Stopped courts for 3 days to enjoy entertainment o Confucius was disgusted and resigned Confucianism: social philosophy Teacher of moral character: private and public Music, reading, writing, math, archery, chariots o Branches of aristocracy teaching Emphasized moral character Accepted students of all backgrounds o Eager men = innovative Taught: culture, conduct, loyalty, trustworthiness, literature, history, poems (medium for  instruction), performance of ceremonies Junzi: son of a ruler- member of nobility o Confucius liberalized term: moral, noble, respectable person Quality of moral person:
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