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Unformatted text preview: 15. Why did Confucius believe that “li” was a better means than laws and punishment to govern the people? 16. What is the biggest difference between the ideas of Confucius and Mozi? 17. Where does Mozi’s idea of “universal love” differ from Confucius’s idea of ren? 18. Did Confucius and Mozi believe in any kind of supernatural power? What is it? Are they religious? 19. Why did Han Fei Zi stress the use of law rather than the cultivation of ren? 20. According to Han Fei Zi, what are the most effective means to discipline government officials? 21. What is Dao? 22. What is “wu-wei” (non-action)? Why did Laozi stress non-action? 23. What are the major differences between Confucianism and Daoism? 24. Compare among Confucianism, Legalism, and Daoism, focusing on their different understandings of 1) personal goals; 2) methods of government; and 3) approaches of learning....
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- Spring '11
- Confucianism, Chinese philosophy, Han Fei Zi, Traditional Chinese Women