Confucian Values and Jen Essay by supercalifragilistic

Confucian Values and Jen
Description of the value known as "Jen" and its role in Confucian thought.
# 96262 | 1,079 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper explores the evolution and importance of the Confucian value known as "jen." First, the author defines this term, and how its meaning has changed over the centuries. Then concrete examples from diverse historic events are used to illustrate this concept. The author concludes with an example of how one behaves using the character trait of "jen" in today's society.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Whaley, Arthur. The Analects of Confucius. New York: Random House, 1938

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