Chinese Philosophy Day One Notes - Chinese Philosophy Day One Notes I Structure of Chinese Philosophy A Chinese philosophy lacks the precision of

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Chinese Philosophy Day One Notes I. Structure of Chinese Philosophy A. Chinese philosophy lacks the precision of European philosophy. II. The Great Learning 900 b.c A. Confucius commented on The Great Learning around 500 bc. 1. Confucius’ endorsement of The Great Learning held great sway in the Han Dynasty. B. Sung Dynasty 1. The Great Learning was required learning for all civil service examinations. C. Chinese philosophy fundamentally has a moral-ethical emphasis. 1. Chinese Philosophy asks “what to do?” III. Western philosophy v. Chinese philosophy
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Unformatted text preview: A. Western philosophy places more importance on abstract knowledge. B. Western thinkers also have more doubt about human sense. C. Christian theology precedes enlightenment. IV. Christian philosophy and enlightenment A. Much of our Christian beliefs are linked to propositional truths. V. Analysis of The Great Learning A. This is the way to learning: dao. 1. Dao-> path or road. 2. If we can find the right way to live then we can live in accord with nature. VI. The Great Learning can be characterized by a correlative view...
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