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the teachings of Confucius emphasizing love for humanity

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One of the fascinating learnings drawn from the study that is illustrated in the essays that follow is that, just when it might have been thought that Confucianism was on its last legs, there was the beginning of yet another revival of Confucian thought.
As a positive form of humanitarianism, Confucian thought and democracy are complementary and mutually supportive.
I could offer them an intense primer on Confucian thought, give them the collected commentaries for a selection of poems from The Book of Song, and tell them that these commentaries are the correct interpretations of the poems.
On the other hand," said Haley, "virtually any behaviors outside the contexts covered by Confucian thought that do not cause significant social disharmony prove acceptable and moral.
Ames seems to have a sounder grasp when he speaks of a 'pluriverse' of unique particulars as the ontological starting-point of Confucian thought (41f.
It is a distinctive feature of Confucian thought, and traditional Chinese thought more broadly, to understand social relations on familial lines.
5) New Confucianism (in this case, not the same as the like-meaning term, Neo-Confucianism)--twentieth-century rethinking and transformation of Confucian thought, whose "founder" was Hsiung Shi-li.
In Confucian thought, the family reflected the same hierarchy as that of ruler and people.
Likewise, whether it was intended or not, the Confucian namesake coincides with a resurgence of Confucian thought in some Chinese circles that could possess great potential for dealing with the issues confronting contemporary China, like domestic and international issues of legitimacy.
Within Confucian thought, the individual is a developing part of a continuing family lineage.
With little scholarly justification, the editors of and contributors to New Youth came to believe that Confucian thought and the traditional social organization, which resembled the patriarchal family structure, were the major causes of China's inability to defend itself against foreign invasion.
However, contemporary scholars of the Confucian Way maintain that there is a whole world of Confucian thought beyond the confines of Zhu's style of daoxue.
George Xu's contribution, using a scale measuring moral valuation of types of speech, highlights the irony implicit in Confucian thought that advocates silence while accomplishing its goals through eloquent persuasion.
These four works are considered the canon of Confucian thought and practice.
6) See Tu Wei-ming, Humanity and Self-Cultivation: Essays in Confucian Thought, repr.