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Flashcards in 4-3 Legacy of Thought Deck (10):
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Lu Province

birthplace of Confucius

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Confucius

Chinese teacher of morals that came to embody the core of Confucianism

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Mencius

Disciple of Confucius who is regarded as second to Confucius as the cofounder of Confucianism

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Laozi

sixth century B.C. First teacher of Daoism who taught before Confucius

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nobility

a high-ranking social class

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Book of Documents

Zhou dynasty text that Confucius

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Analects

a collection of saying by Confucius

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Confucianism

a way of thinking and living based on the teachings of Confucius

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Mandate of Heaven

in dynastic China, the divine right to governor the good of all people

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Daoism

the belief of finding the "way", or the dao, of the universe