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Unformatted text preview: a virtous person that is a person of moral excellence and good character. 10. Zhong(Dhung)- doing your best for others. 11. Ren(Jen)- not something we are but something we can become by cultivating our social aesthetic, cognitive and moral powers, human excellence, love. 9.1 Confucian Virtue - Confucius was a Chinese teacher during a time period when china was extremely unstable. He taught De(te) usually translated as virtue Virtue is a broad concept more akin to excellence and power. Not all excellence is moral excellence. For example Confucius would have taught people to be as successful as possible in all things that he or she undetakes. Confucius also placed a emphasis on family (Xiao) people should be gentlemanly scholarly and sage like....
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course RS 10 taught by Professor Davidson during the Fall '07 term at Fairfield.
- Fall '07