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The Ethics of Confucius (Cosimo Classics Sacred Texts)

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Published by Cosimo Classics .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion - Inspirational/Spirituality,
  • Philosophy,
  • Eastern,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Philosophy / Eastern,
  • Philosophy-Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy-History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • China,
  • Ethics,
  • Philosophy, Confucian,
  • Eastern - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8883954M
ISBN 101596054174
ISBN 109781596054172

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Buy this Book at The Ethics of Confucius, by Miles Menander Dawson, [], at p. xvii. CONFUCIUS. K‘ung Fu-tsze, "the philosopher K‘ung," whose name has been Latinized into Confucius, was born in the year (or ) B.C. His father, Shuh-hang Heih was an officer in charge of the district of Tsow in the State. 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 with running commentary by Miles Menander Dawson, with a foreword by Wu Ting Fang (New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, ). Summary: This is a study of the ethical system presented in the Confucian texts, organized by topics, such as What Constitutes The Superior Man, Self-Development, General Human Relations, The Family, The State, Cultivation Of The Fine Arts, and Universal : Miles Menander Dawson. The book, in a different form and known as "The Annals of Lu," was in existence before Confucius, and his task seems, after all, to have been to edit and amplify it. The work as it has come down to us, however, undoubtedly unchanged since the Han dynasty, is a bare record of events, almost utterly devoid of instruction and even of interest.

CHAPTER IV THE FAMILY. WITH the Chinese, as with the ancient Romans, the family is the social unit, and Confucius has much to say on this subject. As he connected propriety, the relation of a man to his fellows, with self-development, so he does even more intimately the relation of a man to the members of his household. Prerequisites to its. The Ethics of Confucius presents everyone with the opportunity to understand the true nature of the Confucian concept of good conduct to encourage independent, clear thinking about the purposes of.   The Ethics of Confucius and Aristotle. As a comparative study of the virtue ethics of Aristotle and Confucius, this book explores how they each reflect upon human good and virtue out of their respective cultural assumptions, conceptual frameworks, and philosophical by: p. 1. The Ethics of Confucius CHAPTER I WHAT CONSTITUTES THE SUPERIOR MAN. THE central idea of Confucius is that every normal human being cherishes the aspiration to become a superior man—superior to his fellows, if possible, but surely superior to his own past and present self.