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Confucius. China before Confucius. The “Yellow Emperor” Xia and Shang Dynasties 2070 B.C. - 1046 B.C. Zhou Dynasty 1046 B.C. - 256 B.C. “Spring and Autumn” period 770 B.C. - 476 B.C. Confucius. Born in 551 B.C. died in 479 B.C. Confucianism.

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china before confucius
China before Confucius
  • The “Yellow Emperor”
  • Xia and Shang Dynasties
    • 2070 B.C. - 1046 B.C.
  • Zhou Dynasty
    • 1046 B.C. - 256 B.C.
  • “Spring and Autumn” period
    • 770 B.C. - 476 B.C.
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Confucius
  • Born in 551 B.C.
  • died in 479 B.C.
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Confucianism
  • Concerned primarily with restoring social stability and order
    • What is the basis of a stable, unified, and enduring social order?
  • a system of social and ethical philosophy
    • “only when character is cultivated are our families regulated; only when families are regulated are states well governed.”
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Confucianism
  • li
    • rituals, norms, institutions, or mores
    • the outer, conforming aspect of Confucianism
  • ren
    • humaneness, love, kindness, benevolence, or virtue
    • the inner, reforming aspect of Confucianism
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Li
  • Rites, ceremonies, proper behavior, and good manner
  • performed in good faith, with everyone keeping to his or her proper role
  • universal harmony
  • no need for physical sanctions, laws, or punishment
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Ren
  • Relationship between "two persons”
  • extension of filial piety to all human beings
  • each role in the hierarchy of social relations had clearly defined duties
    • reciprocity or mutual responsibility
five relationships
Five relationships
  • father-child
  • ruler-subject
  • husband-wife
  • elder brother-younger brother
  • friend-friend
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Confucianism
  • Persecuted in Qin Dynasty
    • 221 B.C. - 206 B.C.
  • promoted by later rulers
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Confucianism
  • reinforced by the civil examination system
    • “keju”: civil examination
    • from 605 to 1905