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Eastern Religions & Philosophy: Subject Guide: Confucianism

A starting point for research on Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Shinto

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Introduction

Confucianism is an ethical and philosophical system developed from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (Kǒng Fūzǐ, or K'ung-fu-tzu, lit. "Master Kung", 551–479 BC).

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