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Confucius (551–479 BC) was a Chinese philosopher and politician.

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Korean Neo-Confucianism

What are the differences between the Neo-Confucian beliefs of Yi-Hwang ( Toi Gye)and Yi I (Yul Gok)? I study ITF Taekwondo, and our patterns are named for significant people, places, groups, or ...
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What does 'they' refer to?

The passage below is from “Japanese Philosophy – A source book.” *Their reproductive activity has neither beginning nor end; it is without temporality. The sovereign Lord Above alone is thus the ...
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Which form of human nature, Renxing, do you think is more logical?

In Chinese philosophy, there are 2 main views of human nature, also known as renxing, as proposed by Mengzi and Xunzi. I want to know which philosophy seems more logical or correct. Mengzi says ...