Confusious Confucius, who lived 500 years before Christ, is to Westerners the personification of Chinese thought. Since the enlightenment he has been revered in the West as one of the great moral teachers of the world. Some academics have recently argued that Confucianism is an 'invention' of Jesuit missionaries who entered China in the late l6th century. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at the origins of Confucianism, on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News. TU WEIMING *Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy at Harvard University *Leading expert on Confucianism and Neo-Confucianism *Director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute LIONEL M. JENSEN *Director of Chinese Studies at the University of Colorado at Denver *Author of Manufacturing Confucianism: Chinese Traditions and Universal Civilization(Duke University Press
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Confucius, who lived 500 years before Christ, is to Westerners the personification of Chinese thought. Since the enlightenment he has been revered in the West as one of the great moral teachers of the world. Some academics have recently argued that Confucianism is an 'invention' of Jesuit missionaries who entered China in the late l6th century. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at the origins of Confucianism, on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News. TU WEIMING *Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy at Harvard University *Leading expert on Confucianism and Neo-Confucianism *Director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute LIONEL M. JENSEN *Director of Chinese Studies at the University of Colorado at Denver *Author of Manufacturing Confucianism: Chinese Traditions and Universal Civilization(Duke University Press