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EALC Review - Xunzi:-How does he view Heaven?...

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EALC Review - Bring a blue book - Have to answer 2 out of 4 essay questions - All of the midterm is on China - 1 hour and 20 minutes Pre-Confucian Thought: - Classical documents - Formed the foundation - Heaven - How does Mencius see Heaven? Mencius: - Emphasizes the source of goodness. Where does it come from? What does it comprise? - We are not born perfect. However, there is a tendency towards perfection - Is there no real need for government or a ruler? What is Mencius’ conception of government? What are the duties of the government and how does it fit with the view of Heaven?
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Unformatted text preview: Xunzi:-How does he view Heaven? Confucius:-What is the key to a perfect society? What role does education play in this?-What is the ideal of human character? What are the qualities of noble person?-The possibility of self-improvement is a tough path to follow Daoism:-We should not become too attached to certain material goods (example of Jade)-What does Daoism mean by the uncarved block? An attitude that depends on nothing Legalism:-strict-reward and punishment in the law-...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course EALC 110g taught by Professor Hayden during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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