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Confucianism
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[German Version]

I. History (to the 19th Century) – II. Confucianism in the 20th Century – III. Confucianism outside China – IV. Ethics and Social Philosophy – V. Religious Elements in Confucianism – VI. Literature

I. History (to the 19th Century)

Confucianism is an ethico-political teaching with reli- gious elements (see V below), which o…

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Moritz, Ralf and Clart, Philip, “Confucianism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_12072>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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