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Confucius: Chinese Philosopher and Teacher…

Confucius: Chinese Philosopher and Teacher (Signature Lives: Ancient…

by Michael Burgan

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No individual has so strongly influenced Chinese culture as Confucius. The ancient Chinese philosopher was born in 551 B.C. As an adult, he tried to become an adviser to Chinas rulers, but had little success. Yet his teachings were spread by his students who were inspired by the great thinker. These teachings became Confucianismthe official philosophy of China. Confucianism spread to nearby countries including Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, and today people still study the instructions on morality and responsibility.

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A biography of the Ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius, whose teachings greatly influenced Chinese culture.

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