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The Chinese Mind
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Kong Zi (Confucius, 9/28/551 – 479 BC) Confucianism
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“Hundred Schools of Thoughts” Confucianism Taoism Mohism Legalism Eastern Zhou: Warring States 452-221 B.C. Background: political order and disorder in early China Confucianism
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On “Ren” (perfect virtue) Tsze-chang asked Confucius about perfect virtue. Confucius said, “To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue." He begged to ask what they were, and was told, "Gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness . If you are grave, you will not be treated with disrespect. If you are generous, you will win all. If you are sincere, people will repose trust in you. If you are earnest, you will accomplish much. If you are kind, this will enable you to employ the services of others.” ( Analects 17.5) Confucianism
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On “Ren” (perfect virtue) Tsze-kung asked, saying, "Is there one word which may serve as a
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course HIS 340M taught by Professor Li during the Summer '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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