Monster Essays - Confucius And Confucianism
Confucius and Confucianism
Confucius was believed to have been born in 551 BC., in the state
of Lu, known today as the Shandong province. His parents, who died
while he was a child, named him Kong Qui. Confucius was derived from
the Latin word Kongfuzi which means Great Master Kong. Confucius was
the most influential and respected philosopher in Chinese history.
His ideas were the single strongest influence on Chinese society from
around 100 BC. to the AD. 1900's. The Chinese government made his
ideas the official state philosophy and many nearby....