Flashcards in Ch 4 lesson 3 Deck (10)
The birthplace of Confucius.
(551-479 BCE) A Chinese philosopher known also as Kong Fuzi and created one of the most influential philosophies in Chinese history.
major follower of Confucius; stressed that humans were essentially good and that governments required the consent of their subjects.
Founder of Daoism
Book of Documents
One of the earliest Chinese books, containing documents, speeches, and historical accounts about early Zhou rule.
The book that Kong Fuzi wrote and that stresses the values and ideas of Confucianism.
A philosophy that adheres to the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius. It shows the way to ensure a stable government and an orderly society in the present world and stresses a moral code of conduct.
Mandate of heaven
A political theory of ancient China in which those in power were given the right to rule from a divine source