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FYS Confucius Says: Start Here

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Credo is an academic alternative to Wikipedia. It includes topic pages with mind maps (examples: Confucianism and Ethics) and specialized entries from several encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources (examples: Neo-Confucianism from Encyclopedia of World Religious: Encyclopedia of Buddhism and Mencius from Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy).

Where to Find Scholarly Sources

Books & eBooks at Smith Library Center

Searching for Information

Think about keywords related to Chinese philosophy or a specific philosopher to start your search in the library's catalog,  WorldCat@SUWhen you find a relevant resource, try clicking the subject links to lead to more resources on the topic. Also browse the shelf nearby for related titles. Ask your librarian for advanced search tips! Remember that Chinese names can be translated into Pinyin or Wade-Giles spellings, so try both. 

Try some of these subject headings in WorldCat:

Ethics China | Philosophy, Chinese | Manners and customs | Wuxing | Virtue | Etiquette China | Confucius | Confucianism | Mencius | Xunzi | RELIGION Confucianism | Asia Social life and customs | Taoism | China Religion

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