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17/10/2011 13:10:00 C. Alternative Traditions 1. Confucianism classical Chinese/Asian philosophy moral, social, and political a. The great tradition of the east b. Confucius (551-479 BC) born in the state of Lu worked as a servant when father died excelled in learning teachings written by students internal policy forced into exhile overlapped by Buddha  taught while traveling c. The teaching of Confucius 1/ Core principles o a/Transcendent nature of reality—Confucius told his disciples that he  did not invent, but transmitted teachings that came from Heaven o b/Society is hierarchical, and 3 key hierarchical relationships are the  grounding of society: *The king is master of the minister *The husband is master of the wife *The father is master of the son o c. Five Norms: 1-humaneness/goodness  (virtue) 2-righteousness (loyalty and friendship) 3-propriety/ritual  1
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4-knowledge /or wisdom  5-trustworthiness
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course POL 201 taught by Professor Danoff during the Fall '09 term at Miami University.

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Part2AlternativeTraditions - 13:10:00 C. 1.Confucianism...

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