mmw 2 week 8

mmw 2 week 8 - Dao/Way Confucius not the same as Taoism,...

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Dao/Way –Confucius – not the same as Taoism, the way of the mythical kings – Yao, Shun, Yu -ruler should behave as Dao leads them – If Dao is with them, then do it, do not if dao is not with them 100 Schools era -About the time Confucius was born, until 233 (551-233), so many philosophy was found that ` they were called 100 schools -In fact only maybe 12, but maybe up to 100 men Mo Tzu -Interesting character – Moderation in funerals -Anti-rites – against Confucius -3 year mourning period -Some say that Confucius made it traditional – introduced it -can ask if they’re really antiquity, or Confucius’ own antiquity -Repetitive writer – mechanical -Man of good solid practical reasoning -Filial son of some father – believe that 3 year mourning was a waste of time -Talks about the funeral – 3 year mourning like everyone did -Also talks about the royal funeral – Coffin thickness goes with how high up a royal is -Also how deep the grave is -material objects go into the grave with the dead person -Human sacrifice – happened under Shang – people were killed, accompanied him
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2008 for the course MMW 2 taught by Professor Chang during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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