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  • n. The philosophy and teaching of Confucius.
  • n. The school of thought and philosophy centered on Confucian principles, originating in China, including later teachings of scholars such as Zhu Xi (Chu Hsi).


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  • Confucianism is widespread throughout Asia and it didn't hurt, in my mind, to grin and bear her "barking."

    Big Dog Gets Barked At

  • In both Japan and China, widely shared values-now often lumped together under the rubric of "Confucianism" - contribute to the tribes 'successes.

    Are Tribes The Key To Success?

  • It is the implementer of a systematic and sophisticated political philosophy, which Fingleton calls Confucianism, which will almost certainly constitute a serious threat to liberal democracy in the years ahead.

    Ian Fletcher: America's Fate Under Chinese Hegemony: A Review of Eamonn Fingleton's Jaws of the Dragon

  • Instead, Confucianism, which is primarily a human-ordered view of society and nature, has dominated decision making ever since.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • This set of principles is called Confucianism, and it is worth noting that Lobaczewski also mentions Confucius and his distant contemporary Socrates, who both lived under sociopathic rule and devised principles for dealing with it.

    Confucianism and the Impact of Sociopathy, Part I

  • “This comes from Neo-Confucianism, which is traditionally Korean and very male chauvinist,” she says.

    Why Dictators Love Kitsch

  • Secular humanism as an organized philosophical system is relatively new, but its foundations can be found in the ideas of classical Greek philosophers such as the Stoics and Epicureans as well as in Chinese Confucianism.

    American Coastopia!

  • This single change transformed the entire system and made the so-called Confucianism of Japan distinct from that of China.

    Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic

  • The system known as Confucianism was not originated by Confucius.

    The God-Idea of the Ancients

  • The standard interpretation of what has come to be called Confucianism would, I believe, prioritize family life over broader public duties.

    The Useless Tree


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