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Synonyms for Confucianist

a believer in the teachings of Confucius


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Liang Shuming (1893-1988) was a self-educated Chinese scholar who established his reputation as a modern Confucianist with his first book, Eastern and Western Cultures and Their Philosophies, in 1921 in the midst of China's struggles with the social challenges of modernization.
Almost as soon as they attained power, the Joseon Confucianists attempted a kind of cultural revolution, erasing all traces of Buddhist influence then prevailing in Korean society.
Filial piety permeates and embraces all virtues and is the driving force behind Confucianist moral being (Chung).
Both have focused their efforts in delineating Dao in a different sphere: Confucianists are concerned primarily with the proper way an individual should conduct his life in the social context, while Daoists are devoted to searching for the optimal way in which an individual can live a personal life in harmony with cosmological and nature spheres.
Robert explained that Chinese culture is still steeped in the Confucianist tradition of the family.
Sociologists believe that the government's strong emphasis on Confucianist teachings has created several cultural limitations that have an adverse economic impact.
In the Confucianist society, the family is the centre of all relationships.
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.
It is easy to account for such age deference by referring to Confucianist concepts of filial piety and respect, but is that the only explanation?
Christians came out Christian, Jews came out Jewish, agnostics came out agnostic, but now if I meet a Zen Buddhist or Confucianist, I know something about his or her culture and worldview.
Undoubtedly Japan is a typical Confucianist culture.
Catholic, Hindu, Buddhist, other 7% JAPAN Observe both Shinto & Buddhist 84% Other 16% MALAYSIA Muslim (Malays), Buddhist (Chinese) Hindu (Indians) PHIMPPINES Roman Catholic 83% Protestant 9% Muslim, Buddhist, other 8% SINGAPORE Buddhist (Chinese), Muslim (Malays) Christian, Hindu, Sikh, Taoist, Confucianist SOUTH KOREA Christianity 49% Buddhism 47% Confucianism, Pervasive folk religion, Chondogyo, other 4% TAIWAN Buddhist, Confucian, Taoist 93% Christian 4.
In the SMFLS sample population of women, 99% of the Malays also were Muslims; 88% of the Chinese were Buddhist, Confucianist, or Taoist; and 85% of the Indians were Hindu.
The socialist legacy of Eastern European intellectuals and the Roosevelt New Deal has made Jews a bedrock base of the Democratic Party, and is very different from the anti-liberal Confucianist tradition found in most Asian cultures.
Those who glibly laud the success of East Asia's Confucianist societies should perhaps consider rediscovering the roots of this highly authoritarian brand of state-centered capitalism in anticommunist Western imperialism.