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the teachings of Confucius emphasizing love for humanity

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This resulted in the overthrow of the Buddhist Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392) by Confucianist intellectuals who went on to found the new Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) (Lee Bong Chun 2003).
In a form of criticism towards their Former Han forbears, the Later Han Confucianists transferred their attention from the nobility to the local elites who would form the backbone of social stabilization.
18) The Song Confucianists demonstrated this repeatedly.
This is why, although the West has been interested in the object, the Asian artworld, flowing out of its society's values, Confucianist, Taoist, and Buddhist, has--contrary to the West--inevitably been interested in the chun tze as artist.
However, it was not the formulation of strict laws and regulations but individuals' cultivation of virtue that Confucianists valued: saving people by love reflected one's own virtue.
First, the high value Confucianists placed on the individual was not based on class-consciousness.
Second, the Confucianists are well known for the value they placed on "etiquette.
It was generally conceived of, especially by the intellectual Confucianists, as a moral obligation rather than a religious rite.
It has already been revised many times after consultation with scholars and grassroots persons from many religious traditions, including Catholic and Protestant and Orthodox Christians, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, Confucianists, Muslims, Sikhs, and Baha'is.
In ali the philosophers discussed above, filial piety plays, in the context of their entire philosophies, a subordinate role; even among the Confucianists it never comes close in rank to the cardinal virtues of "goodness," or "righteousness.
This severity is tempered and qualified in Mencius, but filial piety is a central theme in the Confucianist school as a whole and is accepted a priori.
They argued that, because of the patriarchcal hierarchical nature of traditional Confucianism, it had to look outside, to the West, for the notion of human rights, which of course is what the New Confucianists have been doing.
10) The Western Confucianist scholar de Bary also commented: "Neo-Confucianism spoke for the Way as a whole, and did so with what one would have to call a sense of religious certitude.
Certainly these Confucianists and upright men were fine calligraphers, but the content of the documents and the moral and political character of their authors must have been as critical for inclusion in the Fengshu tie as the quality of the handwriting.
Though only 3% identified themselves as Confucianists, Korean society remains highly imbued with Confucian values and beliefs.