ethics of Confucius

the sayings of the master and his disciples upon the conduct of "the superior man," by Confucius

Publisher: The International Press in New York

Written in English
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  • Philosophy, Chinese,
  • Ethics -- China

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Statementarranged according to the plan of Confucius, with running commentary by Miles Menander Dawson ; with a foreword by Wu Ting Fang ; prepared under the auspices of the American Institute for Scientific Research.
ContributionsDawson, Miles Menander, 1863-1942., American Institute for Scientific Research.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 323 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13573631M
OCLC/WorldCa18498597

Enjoy the best Confucius Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Confucius, Chinese Philosopher, Born BC. Share with your friends.   Chan GKY () The relevance and value of Confucianism in contemporary business ethics. J Bus Ethics 77(3)– CrossRef Google Scholar Confucius () Confucian Analects, the great learning and the doctrine of the mean (trans: Legge J). 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 perspectives. Confucius's moral system was based upon empathy and understanding others, rather than divinely ordained rules. To develop one's spontaneous responses of rén so that these could guide action intuitively was even better than living by the rules of yì. Confucius asserts that virtue is a Born: BC, Zou, Lu, Zhou Kingdom (present-day .

The Doctrine of the Mean More mystical than the other Confucian classics, the date of composition of this text is unknown. Confusius ( BC BC) was a Chinese thinker and social philosophy emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of /5(8). 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 perspectives. It does not simply take one side as a framework to understand the other; rather, it takes them as mirrors. Get this from a library! The ethics of Confucius and Aristotle: mirrors of virtue. [Jiyuan Yu] -- "The emergence of virtue ethics, which might be the most significant development in contemporary ethics, takes Aristotle's ethics as the most important paradigm. Aristotle's ethical thinking, in.

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The Ethics of ConfuciusIf today's business and corporate world would follow the philosophy of Confucius there would not be all the ethical problems that exist. A great read and lots of questions to think about. If you want to learn ethics read this book!5/5(4).

The ethical and political precepts of Confucius are not well known in Occidental countries, even to most of those who give special attention to these subjects; and of what is known, much, indeed most, is confused with the notion that Confucius taught a religion in our sense of that these ethical teachings, which are almost purely secular, have for more than years been accepted by a 5/5(4).

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:   Book Description: "This is a study of the ethical system presented in the Confucian texts, organized by topic.

This book was reprinted in under the title 'The Basic Thoughts of Confucius,' and in as 'The Basic Teachings of Confucius.'" (Quote from )/5(17).

Ethics of Confucius, The Hardcover – January 1, by Miles Menander Dawson (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings5/5(4). The Ethics of Confucius presents everyone with the opportunity to understand the true nature of the Confucian concept of good conduct to encourage ethics of Confucius book, clear 4/5(1).

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. 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 of Lu and had been famous for his strength and daring; he was of the Kung family and lineally descended from Hwang-Ti, an almost legendary character of ancient China. The aim in preparing this book is to put before Occidental readers, in the words of the Chinese sage and his followers, as translated, everything concerning ethics and statecraft contained in the Confucian classics which is likely to interest them, omitting nothing of importance.

Confucius, The Ethics of Confucius. The Sayings of the Master and his Disciples upon the Conduct of “The Superior Man”, arranged according to the ethics of Confucius book of Confucius with running commentary by Miles Menander Dawson, with a foreword by Wu Ting Fang (New York: G.P.

Putnam’s Sons, ). This way of doing ethics is shared by Confucius. First, Confucius seeks to find the human dao, i.e. the way to become a good person. Second, to become a good person, one must cultivate de, that is, a dispositional character (indeed, de has been generally translated as "virtue" in English).

Confucius calls this dispositional character ren. : The Ethics of Confucius and Aristotle: Mirrors of Virtue (Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory) (): Yu, Jiyuan: Books/5(2).

The only form, other than this, in which the ethical teachings of Confucius and his followers have been presented, is through books about these teachings, i.e., presenting, in the language of these modern authors, what they consider Confucius and his followers have taught.

The aim in preparing this book is to put before Occidental readers, Author: 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.

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:   Confucian Ethics The main principle of Confucianism is ren ("humaneness" or "benevolence"), signifying excellent character in accord with li (ritual norms), zhong (loyalty to one's true nature), shu (reciprocity), and xiao (filial piety).

Together these constitute de (virtue). Buy this Book at The Ethics of Confucius by Miles Menander Dawson [] Contents Start Reading Page Index Text (Zipped) This is a study of the ethical system presented in the Confucian texts, organized by topic. This book was reprinted in under the title 'The Basic Thoughts of Confucius,' and in as 'The Basic Teachings of.

Book Description. 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 perspectives.

The first thinker in China to address the problem of the wars and uncertainty that characterized the breakdown of the feudal system was Confucius (K’ung Fu Tzu), who lived from b.c.e. to The Da Xue is another of the texts that was part of the Record of the Rites. Zhu Xi, who was the most famous interpreter of Confucianism in the Song dynasty, regarded it as one of the four great books of Confucianism.

Basically it provides an account of morality and how to become an exemplary person. The Four Books (四書; Sìshū) are Chinese classic texts illustrating the core value and belief systems in Confucianism.

They were selected by Zhu Xi in the Song dynasty to serve as general introduction to Confucian thought, and they were, in the Ming and Qing dynasties, made the core of the official curriculum for the civil service examinations.

[2]Simplified Chinese: 四书五经. The following from the same book which devotes more attention to the subject than any other of the books upon which Confucius wrought or in which his sayings are recorded, is an apt and even illuminating statement of the peculiar horror with which the dead body has ever been regarded: "When a man dies, there arises a feeling of repugnance; the.

Essays for The Analects of Confucius. The Analects of Confucius literature essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of the Analects by Confucius.

The Way in the Chinese Classic Age; Chinese neo-Confucian vs Aquinas Ethics. The Ethics of Confucius and Aristotle. DOI link for The Ethics of Confucius and Aristotle. The Ethics of Confucius and Aristotle book. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Confucius. Ethics of Confucius. New York London, G.P.

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National Emergency The conduct of life: the ethics of Confucius by Confucius; Dawson, Miles Menander, Publication date c Topics Philosophy, Chinese, Ethics -- China PublisherPages: Confucianism - Confucianism - The Five Classics: The compilation of the Wujing (Five Classics) was a concrete manifestation of the coming of age of the Confucian tradition.

The inclusion of both pre-Confucian texts, the Shujing (“Classic of History”) and the Shijing (“Classic of Poetry”), and contemporary Qin-Han material, such as certain portions of the Liji (“Record of Rites. Confucius compares the moral leader to one whose character is like the North star.

Even as the ethical beliefs of those around such a person may shift, one possessing true character remains steadfast. Likewise, the text stresses the absence of evil or swerving. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Confucius. Conduct of life. New York: Carlton House, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource.

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 $ - $. - Confucius, The Analects, XVII.3 I rarely re-read books. An exception to this rule are ethical or religious texts. I love Meditations by Marcus Aurelius and will read this in dribs and drabs throughout the year.

The same is true of the New Testament, the Wisdom Books, Psalms, parts of the Book /5.3. Shī Jīng 诗经 (詩經) "The Book of Odes," "The Book of Songs" (Poetry, folklore). Traditionally considered to have been compiled by Confucius, but probably older, this collection of songs is today valued for its glimpses into ordinary life of the mid-Zhōu period, so that they would have been "old" by Confucius' time.The texts of Confucius For most of Chinese history, Confucius was thought to have edited (or written) five books which became known as the Confucian Classics.

These books covered areas thought integral for the well-rounded education of civil servants. These included.