The Modern Significance of Confucianism

Yuanxia Zhou

Abstract


Confucianism still has important value in the modern times; the purpose of the thesis is to expound the modern significance of Confucianism, that is, it is important to protect the natural environment; to keep harmony of the society; to improve the international relations and to cultivate the perfect personality. So the thesis concludes that Confucianism should be re-examined and developed in the equal communication, dialogues, and fusion between Chinese and western philosophical traditions in the 21st century.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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