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Confucius

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551 BCE - 479 BCE

Nationality:
Chinese

Historical Period:
Ancient Asia

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Confucius is China’s most famous teacher, philosopher, and political theorist. In a time of great political upheaval, he sought an intellectual basis for a stable political and social order which he believed lay with a ruler who would rule with wisdom and virtue and would be opposed to force and violence.

For additional information about Confucius see the following:

  • in the Forum: the Goodrich Seminar Room entry on Confucius

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