Unit 2-Part 1: Confucianism and Daoism/Taoism. Both of these religions came from China. However, they were not supposed to be religions. They were initially philosophies, but turned into religions. Confucius, the founder of Confucianism. First, let’s talk about Confucianism.
Confucius, the founder of
This is the title page of a copy of the Analects.
Li: includes ritual, propriety, etiquette, etc.
Hsiao: love within the family: love of parents for their children and of children for their parents
Xin: honesty and trustworthiness
Jen: benevolence, humaneness towards others; the highest Confucian virtue
Chung: loyalty to the state, etc.
Gate of Filial Piety
Taoists focus on harmony with nature