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Glossary of Confucianism

Definitions of terms related to Confucianism.

This glossary of Confucianism provides definitions of terms related to Confucianism, with links to full articles where available.

de
(Chinese) virtue
li
(Chinese) ritual norms
ren
(Chinese) humaneness or benevolence; central principle of Confucianism
shu
(Chinese) reciprocity
xiao
(Chinese) filial piety
zhong
(Chinese) loyalty to one's true nature

Bibliography

“Confucius.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. Web. Accessed 22 Nov. 2016. <https://www.britannica.com/biography/Confucius>

John R. Hinnells (ed.). “Confucian State Cult.” Dictionary of Religions (Penguin Reference). (London: Penguin Books, 1997).

Weiming, Tu. “Confucianism.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. Web. Accessed 22 Nov. 2016. <https://www.britannica.com/topic/Confucianism>

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