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0195398912
Author:
Daniel K. Gardner
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Other Eastern Religions & Sacred Texts
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English
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Oxford University Press; 1 edition (August 26, 2014)
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152 pages
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Condensed but impressive introduction to Confucianism. Clear and very readable. For such a short book to cover Confucianism with such great depth and breath is an excellent achievement.

Condensed but impressive introduction to Confucianism. My insight of the Chinese culture and his people changed profoundly during lecture.

Gardner Daniel K. (EN). To understand China, it is essential to understand Confucianism. First formulated in the sixth century BCE, the teachings of Confucius would come to dominate Chinese society, politics, economics, and ethics. In this Very Short Introduction, Daniel K. Gardner explores the major philosophical ideas of the Confucian tradition, showing their profound impact on state ideology and imperial government, the civil service examination system, domestic life, and social relations over the course of twenty-six centuries.

Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction. Very Short Introductions). by. Daniel K. Gardner.

First formulated in the sixth century BCE, the teachings of Confucius. Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction. First formulated in the sixth century BCE, the teachings of Confucius came to dominate Chinese society, politics, economics, and ethics.

Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction explores the major philosophical ideas of the Confucian tradition, showing their profound impact on state ideology, imperial government, the civil service .

Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction explores the major philosophical ideas of the Confucian tradition, showing their profound impact on state ideology, imperial government, the civil service examination system, domestic life, and social relations over the course of twenty-six centuries. It focuses on two of the Sage's most crucial philosophical problems-what makes for a good person, and what constitutes good government-and demonstrates the enduring significance of these questions today and how the Confucian tradition sits alongside Western ideas and technology.

To understand China, it is essential to understand Confucianism.

Very Short Introductions (VSI) are a book series published by the Oxford University Press (OUP). The books are concise introductions to particular subjects, intended for a general audience but written by experts. Most are under 200 pages long. While authors may present personal viewpoints, the books are meant to be "balanced and complete" as well as thought provoking.

About the Series: Oxford's Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects . In this excerpt below from Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction, Daniel K. Gardner discusses the future the teacher behind the ideas imagined

About the Series: Oxford's Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects-from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, Literary Theory to History, and Archaeology to the Bible. Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume in this series provides trenchant and provocative-yet always balanced and of the central issues in a given discipline or field. Gardner discusses the future the teacher behind the ideas imagined. Posted on September 12, 2014.

To understand China, it is essential to understand Confucianism.

Daniel K. Gardner, Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction (New York: Oxford. University Press, 2014), pp. xvi + 136, £ . 9, ISBN: 978-0-19-539891-5

Daniel K. 9, ISBN: 978-0-19-539891-5. As the single most influential Chinese school of thought, Confucianism is fundamental. April 1984 · Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society.

Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction Gardner Daniel K. Oxford Academ 9780195398915 : Daniel K. Gardner explores the major philosophical ideas of the Confucian tradition, showing the profoun. Описание: Neo–Confucianism is a philosophically sophisticated tradition weaving classical Confucianism together with themes from Buddhism and Daoism.

To understand China, it is essential to understand Confucianism. First formulated in the sixth century BCE, the teachings of Confucius would come to dominate Chinese society, politics, economics, and ethics. In this Very Short Introduction, Daniel K. Gardner explores the major philosophical ideas of the Confucian tradition, showing their profound impact on state ideology and imperial government, the civil service examination system, domestic life, and social relations over the course of twenty-six centuries. Gardner focuses on two of the Sage's most crucial philosophical problems-what makes for a good person, and what constitutes good government-and demonstrates the enduring significance of these questions today. This volume shows the influence of the Sage's teachings over the course of Chinese history--on state ideology, the civil service examination system, imperial government, the family, and social relations--and the fate of Confucianism in China in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as China developed alongside a modernizing West and Japan. Some Chinese intellectuals attempted to reform the Confucian tradition to address new needs; others argued for jettisoning it altogether in favor of Western ideas and technology; still others condemned it angrily, arguing that Confucius and his legacy were responsible for China's feudal, ''backward'' conditions in the twentieth century and launching campaigns to eradicate its influences. Yet Chinese continue to turn to the teachings of Confucianism for guidance in their daily lives. In addition to a survey of the philosophy and history of Confucianism, Gardner offers an examination of the resurgence of Confucianism in China today, and explores what such a revival means for the Chinese government and the Chinese people.About the Series:Oxford's Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects--from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, Literary Theory to History, and Archaeology to the Bible. Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume in this series provides trenchant and provocative--yet always balanced and complete--discussions of the central issues in a given discipline or field. Every Very Short Introduction gives a readable evolution of the subject in question, demonstrating how the subject has developed and how it has influenced society. Eventually, the series will encompass every major academic discipline, offering all students an accessible and abundant reference library. Whatever the area of study that one deems important or appealing, whatever the topic that fascinates the general reader, the Very Short Introductions series has a handy and affordable guide that will likely prove indispensable.
  • Jan
Great intro to Confucianism! It was very informative and covered all the basics and history of the belief system.
  • Doomblade
Condensed but impressive introduction to Confucianism. Clear and very readable. My insight of the Chinese culture and his people changed profoundly during lecture.
  • RUsich155
As a philosophy major, I've a growing interest in comparative philosophy, especially in the contemporary world. This book serves as a basic guide to Confucianism over the last two thousand years, and ends in the late 2000s. While I by no means recommend this book to anyone who wants to get an in depth description of Confucian arguments, it does imply such right in the title. Either way, it will only take a few hours to read and you will be able to jump into primary Confucian texts afterword.
  • Trash
Well written and a good read
  • Moogura
For such a short book to cover Confucianism with such great depth and breath is an excellent achievement. Highly recommended!