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Synonyms for Confucius

Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC)

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Rector NUML told the visiting guest about his recent visit to China where he visited Confucious Headquarter in Beijing and Beijing Language Cultural University (BLCU).
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The student's learning is designed to be experiential (Kolb, 1984), responding to the dictum of Confucious of around 450 BC who said, "Tell me, and I will forget.
From China the Analects of Confucious have offered maxims on prudent gentlemanly behaviour for would-be mandarin administrators.