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The Confucian Creation of Heaven Philosophy and the Defense of Ritual Mastery (Suny Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture) by Robert Eno

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Confucianism,
  • Philosophy, Confucian,
  • History,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Philosophy,
  • Heaven,
  • China,
  • History of doctrines

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7801076M
ISBN 10079140191X
ISBN 109780791401910

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Robert Eno is the author of The Confucian Creation of Heaven ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 1 review, published ), The Great Learning and the Doctrine 3/5.   Confucianism was a belief system derived from the writings of Chinese scholar Kong Fuzi (Wade-Giles: Confucius) who lived between BC and BC. Most Confucian philosophy is drawn from the Analects, a compilation of Kong Fuzi’s ideas, sayings and . Confucianism, a Western term that has no counterpart in Chinese, is a worldview, a social ethic, a political ideology, a scholarly tradition, and a way of mes viewed as a philosophy and sometimes as a religion, Confucianism may be understood as an all-encompassing way of thinking and living that entails ancestor reverence and a profound human-centred religiousness. The book that was believed to have been written by Lao zi is the. Han Feizi. In Chinese thought, the "Ruler of Heaven" is. Mencius. The Confucian "Doctrine of the Constant Mean" that deals with the moral order of the universe is. Li.

Confucianism is a set of ethical beliefs, sometimes called a religion, that were developed from the teachings of the scholar Confucius, who lived in the 6th century B.C. in China. His theories and philosophy gave rise to laws based on his teachings first in China, and then later in . To read Robert Eno's The Confucian Creation in Heaven: Philosophy and the Defense of Ritual Mastery and not come across numerous interpretations and conclusions that one disagrees with strongly is not to have read it very carefully. Reviewed work(s): The Confucian Creation of Heaven: Philosophy and the Defense of Ritual Mastery by Robert Eno To read Robert Eno's The Confucian Creation in Heaven: Philosophy and the Defense of Ritual Mastery . Robert Eno's "The Confucian Creation of Heaven" claims to be a deep, academic examination of the ancient philosophy of Confucianism. Eno approaches the bulky subject through the concept of heaven (Tian). He studies this at length through examples in Mencius, the /5.