Confucius and Confucianism (Innbundet)

The Essentials

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 280
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405188418
Kategori: Religion, historie og filosofi
Omtale: Confucius and Confucianism
This comprehensive introduction explores the life and teachings ofConfucius, and development of Confucian thought, from ancient timesto the present today. * Demonstrates the wisdom and enduring relevance ofConfucius s teachings drawing parallels between our21st century society and that of China 2,500 years ago,where government corruption, along with social, economic, andtechnical changes, led thinkers to examine human nature andsociety * Draws on the latest research and incorporates interpretationsof Confucius and his works by Chinese and Western scholarsthroughout the centuries * Explores how Confucius's followers expanded and reinterpretedhis ideas after his death, and how this process has continuedthroughout Chinese history * Seamlessly links Confucius with our modern age, revealing howhis teachings have become the basis of East Asian culture andinfluenced the West

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