Fujiwara Seika

The texts and wrote up philosophical works to argue

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Unformatted text preview: for the han dynasty • This is closely realted to a kogaku (ancient studes) both are derived form china but kongaku is broad but kogaku is the earliest of chinese teachings and not nec accept the develpement of neo Confus • He offers suggestion that only true interp can be Conf disciple menchis- he makes sure menchis book is athe fourth classic- all the other classics were works by Conf himself- • Ito contribution was to reject specific claims made by gushi- • The notion of innate goodness that menchis had first proposed- ito though this was not right- its not that simple- • Ito decides that the best way to work at perfecting ones character was to just be good in rveryday life- everyday interaction was a wasy to cultivate goodness- don’t isolate yourself- suggests that the book the great learning- wasn’t a confus text to begin with- he went to the texts and wrote up philosophical works to argue this • Rather than focus on intellect, he suggest that what makes J so special is that they put attention on emotions- emotions are important and can lead you astray- for ito, human emotions are to be trusted a enjoyed and what makes us humans and what makes it enjoyable for everyone – • Going back to han dynasty and rejecting ideas of won yong ming while still accepting menchis as true...
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