Class Notes (891,424)
CA (533,210)
McMaster (42,563)
Mark Rowe (28)
Lecture 1

RELIGST 2TT3 Lecture 1: 10.12 confucian

2 Pages

Religious Studies
Course Code
Mark Rowe

This preview shows 80% of the first page. Sign up to view the full 2 pages of the document.
Page: of

Loved by over 2.2 million students

Over 90% improved by at least one letter grade.

Leah — University of Toronto

OneClass has been such a huge help in my studies at UofT especially since I am a transfer student. OneClass is the study buddy I never had before and definitely gives me the extra push to get from a B to an A!

Leah — University of Toronto
Saarim — University of Michigan

Balancing social life With academics can be difficult, that is why I'm so glad that OneClass is out there where I can find the top notes for all of my classes. Now I can be the all-star student I want to be.

Saarim — University of Michigan
Jenna — University of Wisconsin

As a college student living on a college budget, I love how easy it is to earn gift cards just by submitting my notes.

Jenna — University of Wisconsin
Anne — University of California

OneClass has allowed me to catch up with my most difficult course! #lifesaver

Anne — University of California
Analects ren is the signature part of Confucian Daodejing -The world of nature is the center of everything, but not very important in Confucian -worest of all is ritual. Ritual causes all social disorder. Different ways to see it 1. Ritual is how the government organized, 2. Declined the social members. -Daoism thinks all are same and equal - In Daoism, the ritual is declined at the end. Less than righteousness, etc Mozi -Mozis central critic to analects: JunziIt is equivalent to CADRE=Communism official, from French - he does not Junzi concept. He wants worthy man. Mengism He hates Mozi he does have father or ruler. He is abandoned He got Mozi in target. Xing-, Key terms to human nature, how does him define it? 1. Potentiality, innate tendency to do good things -Compared to water, the tendency to flow down. Human nature flow toward social virtue the potential of benevolence is found in the empathetic (ren) -he talks virtues, the Confucian talks about, into two category: term of value: righteousness, benevolence terms of installation: need to combine together -benevolence, righteousness and other qualities need to go together, like wanter need to go with mountain. -he is not talking about biological, craving for food, etc. He talks about social potential. It has nothing to do with biology, but with social -Confucian talks about social 2. The nature of Universal Love. (We can do it better than Mozi do) - It is designed by Mozi to undermine the concept of REN, because it only exists in family. It does not really reach out. Thats why he devises universal love. Filial devotion needs to have a wider range. -But he thinks the character of human nature is inherite. Everybody has it. -Since the nature is universal Any man can be Yao or Shun because the nature is in everyman, who can be ethical leader. -in Mozi, heaven speaks. It has will and speaks its will. Heaven has message. The measurement is same anywhere, the instrument of measurement, so people can read it. To decide a think is right or not, look at the Judgement by nature in history. It is haven speaking its will. -But Mencism thinks heaven do not speak. There was no message. It simply shows its conduct. Heaven cannot separate from
More Less
Unlock Document
Subscribers Only

Only 80% of the first page are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
Subscribers Only
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document
Subscribers Only

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.