World China 4 Philosophies

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Unformatted text preview: Respect – Golden Rule: Te: Moral action Do not do to others what you do not want done to you.” Wen: Arts of peace: – Music, poetry, art – Strong leaders guide by example harmony, order, excellence, beauty. Daoism / Taoism Daoism Founder – Laozi (Lao­Tze) Sacred Text –Tao­te­Ching Major Teachings – Lao­Tze ­ The Book of the Way – Live in harmony with nature – Be like water: Implications for Government – Government unnatural Water goes with the ‘flow’ but is unstoppable Tries to change too much Usually makes things worse Daoism / Taoism Daoism Tao: ultimate reality behind existence Man must conform to nature Confucian & Legalist social, economic,...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course WOH 0301 taught by Professor Henderson during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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