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  • Confucian Values And Japans Industrialization

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    Confucian Values and Japan's Industrialization Many factors helped aid in the dynamic growth that occurred in Japan and the four little dragons during the post-World War 2 period. Some of these factors were situational factors unique to the time but some of the factors were cultural. The legacy of Confucianism in Japan and the four little dragons helped to further the goals of industrialization that these nations had. The traditions of Confucianism provided for Japan and the four little dragons

  • Pushing Handsand Confucian Values

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    I chose to watch the Chinese movie "Pushing Hands" directed by Ang Lee. Ang Lee has also directed other Chinese films such as "Eat Drink Man Woman" which we viewed in class, "The Wedding Banquet", and "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" just to name a few. This particular film, "Pushing Hands" happens to be Ang Lee's first directorial premiere film. I chose this film out of all of Ang Lee's many films because some of the traditional Chinese characteristics that we were exposed to in class appear throughout

  • How Does the Presence of a Confucian Culture Affect the Operation of Democracy?

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    of democratization did not however affect the undemocratic East Asian countries as they challenged the notion of demoratization and avocated “Asian Values”. Asian values refers to the strong traditional cultural values such as Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism which co-exists in East Asian societies. The purpose of this essay is to explore Confucian culture and how it may affect the operation of democracy in East Asia. Confucianism is tradition of political and social thought named after the scholar

  • Neo-Confucianism Research Paper

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    Focus Question: What are the similarities and differences between Confucianism and Neo-Confucianism? Thesis: Although Confucianism and Neo-Confucianism revolve around original Confucian core values, Neo-Confucianism also has influences from Taoist and Buddhist culture; Neo-Confucianism adopted the idea of finding one's inner Dao from Taoist ideology and Buddhist morals of acting with self-spirituality. Theme: Belief systems- change and continuity over time. Relationship Between Question and Theme:

  • Confucianism In The Book Of Chuang Tzu

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    not only surprises the readers, but also calls for deep analysis of the roles played Confucius in order to understand the true meaning of this ancient literature. While Chuang Tzu criticizes many of the Confucian ideas

  • Human Rights in a Confucian Society

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    traditional thinking still has its values in the modern context. This essay will evaluate whether the core values of Confucianism and human rights are conceptually incompatible, so that human rights cannot be found in a Confucian society. The essay will first discuss the core values of human rights and Confucianism, and then the justification and facilitation of human rights by Confucian ideas will be explored. Lastly, it will explain that human rights can exist in a Confucian society. II. Human rights

  • Confucian Philosophy and Corporate Responsibility

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    continues to be unethical by Confucian standards. That is not the purpose of this essay, however. This essay will explore concept of corporate institutions and their ethical accountability using Confucian philosophy a guide. For the purposes of this essay, focus will be given to the Confucian Analects and interpretations of it. This compilation of quotes, conversations and anecdotes is also referred to as The Lunyu and remains the primary source document of Confucian philosophy. Interestingly, despite

  • The Influence of Confucianism on Chinese Culture

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    The Influence of Confucian Culture on Chinese Culture Introduction Confucian culture, also known as Confucianism, was founded by Confucius during the Spring and Autumn Period, which was developed gradually after the Han Dynasty with benevolence as the core. Since the Han Dynasty, Confucianism was the official ideology and the basis of mainstream ideology in the vast majority of historical periods of China, and it also influenced many southeast Asian countries in history. After a variety of shocks

  • Chinese Education

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    cultures. China has a long history of emphasizing education. Contemporary Chinese culture stays true to its ancient roots through a Confucian culture reflected in the modern educational system. Chinese cultural history is riddled with signs of Confucian thought. Ancient Chinese society defined success by occupation rather than a person’s wealth. According to traditional Confucian thought, there were four main social classes based on occupation. The businessmen, or Shang, were at the bottom of the societal

  • Influence Of Legalism

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    Conversely, the pronounced influence of Confucian orthodox on the Code was paralleled by the pronounced influence of Legalist doctrines especially in the Code’s technical construction. Accordingly, Legalism’s prominent influence on the codification and administration of the Code is broadly separated into the three distinctive components of Legalism. In a representation of Fǎ, the set of rules embodied in the Code heavily reflects the conceptual notion of the usage of rewards and punishments to keep