Presentation on theme: "Key Terms and people to identify: Confucius, Laozi, Dao, filial piety, legalism. Key Concepts– students will explore the impact the teachings of Confucius."— Presentation transcript:
Key Terms and people to identify: Confucius, Laozi, Dao, filial piety, legalism. Key Concepts– students will explore the impact the teachings of Confucius had on Asian cultures. Students will identify the 5 key relationships. Students will explore the climate and times in which Confucius began his teaching. Students will compare and contrast the teachings of Confucius with those of Buddha. Key Texts: The Analects, the Tao Te Ch'ing.
500 – 200 BC 3 Schools of thought emerged. Confucianism, Daoism, and Legalism.
Buddhists focus – free the soul from rebirth and achieve nirvana. Confucius – how people should behave now, and responsibility to create a stable world.
Born in 551 BC. China was violent, politically corrupt, decadent and filled with warfare.
His teachings are found in the Analects. His impact – all Chinese students read his teachings.
Proper human behavior – live in accordance with the Dao. Duty and Humanity.
Filial piety – a love and respect for one’s parents and ancestors. This is considered the first virtue in Chinese culture.
Parent and Child. Children revere their parents. Loving relationship.
Husband and Wife. Husbands are to fulfill their duties, and wives are to be obedient to their husbands.
Older Sibling and Younger Sibling. The eldest is to be kind. The youngest is to be respectful.