Confucian Ideas

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September 11, 2019
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Confucian Ideas

For your discussion, first view a video about Confucius put together by Dr. Bryan W. Van Norden, a professor of Chinese Philosophy. Following, review the “Selections from the Confucian Analects: On Filial Piety and Humaneness” you have already read, as well as the additional selection here. Throughout China’s imperial era, Confucius was often cited by scholar-officials as support for their arguments – regarding, for instance, how a person should handle a problem with a personal relationship or what kind of policies the emperor should adopt. For your discussion, select at least three passages from Confucius, explain what you think they mean, why Confucius was propounding these ideas in his own time, and explain why they might still be relevant today. If you don’t think any are relevant, then choose three and explain why they aren’t relevant. Required materials: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9cjnCux2yOM https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wFt_VGG0kJU and access to book