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Confucius

  1. 1. CONFUCIUSCONFUCIUS BY AL SAMIHAH AMNI BTBY AL SAMIHAH AMNI BT DOLLAH @ ABDUL AZIZDOLLAH @ ABDUL AZIZ TESL 1TESL 1
  2. 2. BIODATA Name: Kong Qiu   Date of birth: September 28, 551BC    Died: 72 years old, 479BC    Tradition School: Established by his (Confucianism)    Interests: moral philosophy, social philosophy, ethics    Important idea: Confucianism    Influence: Zhou era of chinese thought    Influential with: All figures western philosophy    Place of birth: Qufu, the state of Lu •
  3. 3. Family: born in poor family    When he was three years old her father died.    He was raised by his mother.    He has: nine sisters, a brother and he is the youngest.    Name of wife: Qi Quan, 19 years old.    Child's name: Kong Li.    Work has been done by  him: shepherd, clerk and book keeper. Her mother died when he was 23 years old.    While still young he worked as manager of the  state administrator Lu.    At age 53, he worked as minister of justice in the state of  Lu.    When 68, he taught discipline at home and  translating book. (Five Classics)
  4. 4. EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
  5. 5. •He studied religion with Daoist Master Lao Dan. Learn music with Chang Hong and music master Xiang. During 484BCE he worked as a teacher. His titles when he worked as a teacher is, 'Zhishengxianshi' The former teacher who arrived at Sagehood, "Zhisheng 'The Greatest Sage,' Xianshi ' The teacher who assists the wise to their Teacher," Wanshishibiao' The capital of a teache r Myriad Ages in Taiwan.
  6. 6. Theories or views on education
  7. 7. He strengthen the importance of education. Population China regards him as a 'Greatest Master'. He stressed on Confucianism. He put forward many theories such as: 1) Theory of value. 2) Theory of knowledge. 3) Theory of human nature. 4) Theory of learning. 5) Theory of transmission. 6) Theory of society. 7) Theory of opportunity. 8) Theory of consensus.
  8. 8. Contributions to societContributions to societ
  9. 9. • Confucian temple in Jiading district.
  10. 10. • Confucian temple in Shanghai and Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  11. 11. • Popular image of confucius as an object of veneration, Thian Hock Keng temple, Singapore.
  12. 12. Although Confucianism is often followed in a religious manner by the Chinese, arguments continue over whether it is a religion. Confucianism discusses elements of the afterlife and views concerning Heaven, but it is relatively unconcerned with some spiritual matters often considered essential to religious thought, such as the nature of the soul(s). The Analects of Confucius. In the Analects, Confucius presents himself as a "transmitter who invented nothing". He puts the greatest emphasis on the importance of study, and it is the Chinese character for study ( 学 ) that opens the text. Far from trying to build a systematic or formalist theory, he wanted his disciples to master and internalize the old classics, so that their deep thought and thorough study would allow them to relate the moral problems of the present to past political events (as recorded in the Annals) or the past expressions of commoners' feelings and noblemen's reflections (as in the poems of the Book of Odes.
  13. 13. SLOGANSLOGAN •‘When anger arises, think of the consequences.’ • ‘Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.’ • ‘Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.’ • ‘It does not matter how slow you go so long as you do not stop.’ • ‘Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it.’ • ‘Respect yourself and others will respect you.’
  14. 14. Confucius, a prominent educator and a leading philosopher of China, stressed that education was the process to promote the perfection of human behavior and this can be achieved through: •the practice of human behavior •the practice of polite behavior •Considerate •sincere heart •respecting the elders •caring for younger people •obey the government and love the country.

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