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Chinese Philosophy
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Buddhism

Buddhism began thousands of years ago in India by Siddhartha Gautama the first “Buddha”, meaning “the enlightened one”. As a young boy Siddhartha lived the life as a royal prince privileged and sheltered from the evils and sufferings outside the royal palace gate in India. He soon witnessed and was astonished by the sufferings of human beings. Read more...

Confucianism

Actually the real name of Confucius was Qiu (mound), as the case may be Zhongni, meaning "the second eldest son Ni". He was born into an impoverished family of the lower aristocracy. His home was the state of Lu. Read more...

Daoism

While Confucian scholars turned towards society and tried to change it with their work if possible Daoism tended to be detached from the world and passive. While Confucian scholars turned towards society and tried to change it with their work if possible Daoism tended to be detached from the world and passive. Read more...

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Legalism

The school of law is a philosophic way of thinking that met the requirements of the time of its nascency. It was a period when the empire was threatened by war and struggle. The School of law dealt directly with political practise and ways to preserve the power of the ruler. Read more...