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Overview of Confucius Says InfoGuide

What is the best way to live a moral life? How can one best benefit humanity and oneself? How should one make moral choices? How should a state be organized to promote the well-being of its citizens? These questions were addressed by Confucius and other Chinese philosophers thousands of years ago and were recorded in texts that are some of the most powerful and influential texts in human history. This seminar will present an overview of early Chinese thought by reading works of early Chinese thinkers such as Confucius, Mencius, Zhuangzi, Laozi, Xunzi, and more.

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