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Confucius, his life and time.

Liu, Wuji

Confucius, his life and time.

by Liu, Wuji

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Published by Philosophical Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Confucius

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 189 p.
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23264862M

    A legend comes to life in Confucius as Yen-chiang, Confucius’ disciple, reflects on his time and travels with the famous philosopher, philanthropist, and historical figure. Yen-chiang shares a series of memories from his travels with the legendary figure across the Great Plains during the Warring States Period.   During the period of traveling in other countries, he brought his disciples. During this time, not only the knowledge of the disciples was increased but also their wills were disciplined. All his disciples respected him as their father and compiled his famous sayings in the book The Analects of Confucius.

    Confucius: The ethics of Confucius; the sayings of the master and his disciples upon the conduct of "the superior man", arranged according to the plan of Confucius, (New York, London, G. P. Putnam's Sons, ), also by Miles Menander Dawson and American Institute for Scientific Research (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Confucius (Chinese: 孔夫子, transliterated Kong Fuzi or K'ung-fu-tzu, lit."Master Kong," but most frequently referred to simply as Kongzi 孔子, traditionally Septem – BCE) was a famous Chinese thinker and social philosopher, whose teachings and philosophy have deeply influenced East Asian life and philosophy emphasised personal and governmental morality Courtesy name: (字): Zhongni (仲尼), (Pinyin: Zhòngní).

      The first part of this book is The Analects are a collection of Confucius's sayings brought together by his pupils shortly after his death in BC. Together they express a philosophy, or a moral code, by which Confucius, /5(11). Confucius lived during a troubled time in China's history. Which statement best describes how Confucius tried to make life in China better through his ideas? Several states competed with each other for control of .


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Confucius, his life and time by Liu, Wuji Download PDF EPUB FB2

Confucius died on Novem B.C. in Qufu, China, a year after losing his son, Tzu-lu, in battle. At the time of his death, Confucius was convinced that his teachings had not made a. The wisdom of Confucius, China's greatest teacher and sage, can guide each of us in our own time.

Twenty-six centuries after their origination, the principles laid down in the Analects of Confucius still act as the foundation of Chinese philosophy, ethics, society his life and time. book government, and play a formative role in the development of many Eastern. Confucius - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence.

We know very little for certain about the life of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (a westernised version of his name, which means ‘Master Kong’). Confucius’s ancestors were probably members of the aristocracy who had become virtual poverty-stricken commoners by the time of his birth.

His father died when Confucius was only three years old. Instructed first by his mother, Confucius then distinguished himself as an indefatigable learner in his teens.

He recalled toward the end of his life that at age 15 his heart was set upon learning. His only son died about this time; his favorite disciple, Yen Hui, died the very year of his return to Lu; and in B.C.E.

another disciple, Tzu-lu, was killed in battle. Confucius felt all of these losses deeply, and his sadness and frustration must have been intensified by the realization that his political ideas had found no support among. Before reading this book, I knew little about Confucius other than there was a school of philosophy that bore his name.

The e-book Confucius: A Life From Beginning to End was interesting because he believed in self-cultivation and that if a culture adapted his /5(39). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Liu, Wuji, Confucius, his life and time.

Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press [, ©] (OCoLC)   Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: Confucius, his life and time Book Author: Liu. Confucius, the little man who was a great Sage Posted by Padre on Confucius the Humanist, gave rise to a religion, a philosophy and a school of thought at the same time.

Today, his teachings are still very much needed because they remain modern and universal even after all these years.

That is why I suggest we talk about him today. Life of Confucius – The Depth of His Philosophy The ethical system developed during the life of Confucius is truly remarkable considering the tumultuous time in which he lived.

Even more remarkable are some of his conclusions, these from a man who lived in a world of ancestor worship and territorial gods, with no knowledge of Greek thought or. Later Life Confucius quit his government job at the age of He was disappointed that the leaders were not following his teachings.

He then traveled throughout China for many years teaching his philosophy. Some of his followers wrote down his ideas in a book that would later be called The Analects of Confucius. Death. Confucius: His Life, Times, and Legacy. This complete module with links to all materials may be downloaded as a PDF here.

Trish King. Girls Preparatory School. Chattanooga, Tennessee. A portrait of Confucius by the Ming dynasty artist Qiu Ying (ca. His most influential interpreter was Mencius, one hundred years later.

And he too was pretty much a failure in terms of political influence. It’s only in the Han dynasty, about five hundred years later after Confucius’ time, that Confucianism became the official state ideology. So that was about years ago. Confucius was of the opinion that moderation was the only way to stay between life's extremes.

He believed that each person should maintain the decorum of their position - for instance, a father should behave like a responsible person and not move away from his duties.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Liu, Wuji, Confucius, his life and time. New York, Philosophical Library [©] (OCoLC)   Confucius ( B.C.), the founder of the philosophy known as Confucianism, was a Chinese sage and teacher who spent his life concerned with practical moral values.

He was named Kong Qiu at birth and was also known as Kong Fuzi, Kong Zi, K'ung Ch'iu, or Master Kong. The name Confucius is a transliteration of Kong Fuzi, and it was first used by Jesuit scholars who visited China.

Confucius ( B.C. – B.C.) was a Chinese thinker and social philosopher, whose teachings and philosophy have deeply influenced Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Vietnamese thought and life. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.

The Analects (論語; Lúnyǔ; literally “Selected Sayings” [1. Preface: Why Confucius. xii Book Notes xiv Chronology xv 1 Confucius’ World and His Life 1 Confucius’ World: Looking Back to a Long, Unifi ed Civilization 2 The Zhou Dynasty 2 Ancestors and Spirits 4 Heaven and the “Choice of Heaven” 4 The Decline of the Zhou Dynasty and the Rise of the Warring States 5 The Life of Confucius 9 Sources Confucius and his disciples, describe Confucius as a man, and recount some of the events of his life.

The book may have begun as a collection by Confucius’s immediate disciples soon after their Master’s death in BCE. In traditional China, it was believed that its contents were quickly assembled at that time, and that it was an accurate.

The Chinese Classics: Life and Teachings of Confucius.-V the Life and Works of Mencius.-V the She King; Or, the Book of Poetry Confucius $ - $.

"The life of Confucius, China's 'Sage for Ten-Thousand Generations,' began like all others - in a particular time and place. Although Annping Chin is clearly impressed with the timeless quality of Confucius' teaching, she strives to show us Confucius as he traveled through his life.In Book XI, Chap Confucius gives two different answers to two different disciples who ask him the same question.

This indicates that Confucius considered the disciple individually before an answer was delivered and saw his answers as largely dependent on who was asking or listening.Summary.

Book IV concerns itself largely with the qualities of jen and what can and cannot be considered it also deals with the characteristics of a gentleman. Confucius lays out specific examples of what a gentleman should and should not do. This is a brief book when compared with some of .