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Humanism and Education in Islam and Confucianism 人文教育在伊斯兰教和儒教

The meaning of the word ‘humanism’ refers to the significance of human beings in society. As the Russian philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev (1949) stated, humanism “not only states the question of the human person but also that of society…of the relations between men” (p. 1,133 more words


Temple of Confucius in Qufu

 The Temple of Confucius was the last stop in our whirlwind weekend in Qufu. When we approached the temple, we noticed that we were all the way on the other end of the walled portion of Qufu, and that because of where we stayed in Qufu, we had visited the sites backwards. 1,254 more words

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Emperor of Light

Emperor of Light:

Wu Zhao as a Woman in Power

By Erin Steinmetz

Traditionally painted as a malicious, power-hungry usurper, Emperor Wu Zhao has more recently undergone an image change thanks to modern scholars. 2,231 more words


A Mighty Blow

A Mighty Blow:

Farting Duels in Korean Folklore

By Erin Steinmetz

Once a widower from Jeolla Province and a widow from Gyeongsang Province got into an argument. 626 more words


The Philosopher's Zone: Confucius says... 哲学: 孔子话 ...

In this audio clip, The Philosopher’s Zone podcast interviews professor in philosophy Roger Ames on his thoughts on Confucian role ethics. Ames discusses the Western idea of individualism versus the Chinese relationally-constituted self, and what it means to be a person today. 19 more words


An Ageing China and the Euthanasia Dilemma

Written by Peter Chang.

Decades of economic growth notwithstanding, China is in the crux of a healthcare crisis as it confronts the soaring medical demands of an aging population. 1,257 more words