World China 4 Philosophies

Unconditionalmoralobligationtoworkfor

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Unformatted text preview: ted in The Analects The ancient State of Lu That’s where Confucius was born & spent most of his life. Unconditional moral obligation to work for: – – – – – – – – – – Universal human well­being Order & harmony peace & happiness in this life here on earth Morally good Reasonable Moderate – not extreme Kind and helpful Confucian goal Confucian Good ruler Implications for Government Best rulers are wise Lead by example Developed & used civil service system Exams and training for gov’t jobs Followers of Confucius Followers Li: Politeness Courtesy Politeness Respect Confucian Values Confucian – 4 basic rules of human conduct: Good manners Jen (Ren):...
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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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