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Unformatted text preview: -Junzi: nobleman…ideal human - Ren: human heartedness, sincere feeling of compassion, putting others first- Lao Zi (? 604BCE- ?)- Traditional founder of Daoism- Lao Zi: Old master- Dao De Jing- Difficult to translate- Dao that can be spoken is not the eternal Dao- Way of humanity- De: what you do when you are guided by Dao Other Religious Forms Mozi: religion of gods that loved people Xiwangmu Daoist Offshoots 4. Han Dynasty (202 BCE to 220 CE) and the Rise of Confucianism- Confucianism becomes prominent religion 5. The Era of Great Diversity (220 CE-844)- China is in a period of disunity- The Rise of Buddhism 1. Royal Patronage 2. Synthesize with Daoism 3. Rise of Purland Buddhism and Chan (Zen)- New Kinds of Daoism- Obtaining long life and immortality- Qi- T’ai Chi: cross between mediation and excersise-Isle of the Blessed: people who were forever young and happy- The Great Persecution (843-5)- Emperor Wung Zu- Banned all religion 6....
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- Fall '11
- Chinese philosophy, century BCE, Lao Zi, Dao De Jing