Confucius and Chinese Philosophical Impact on Modern Korea and Japan
Social Sciences
Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019, Pages: 299-302
Received: May 10, 2019; Accepted: Jun. 13, 2019; Published: Oct. 26, 2019
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Muhammad Wazir, Department of Marxism, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming, China
Wang Lei, Department of Marxism, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming, China
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The purpose of this conceptual paper is to understand the role of Confucianism Chinese philosophy in influencing modern Korea and Japan. This paper found that Confucianism had a significant impact on current modern world. However, it has been a selective application. Confucianism still has vital value within the modern times; this paper examined to expound the modern significance of Confucianism, In particular, it is clear that Confucianism has had profound influence on world politics and foreign policy. The major focus was on the impact of Confucianism on modern world politics and foreign policy. In the field of international relations and foreign policy analysis, it is well known that ideas are always critical to any changes of a country’s foreign policy. The author examined the influence of Confucianism Chinese philosophy on Chinese domestic politics and modern politics. The analysis covered recent arguments about the role of Confucianism from several leading contemporary thinkers. Korea and Japan spent much time culturally and politically under the influence of China, Which brought Confucianism to these countries? Korean, as well as Japanese communication is heavily influenced by Confucian traditional values. It is demonstrated that those values are changing. But they seem to be better preserved in Korean society based upon the educational system of teaching moral values, nationalism, and arrested Cultural Revolution.
Confucianism, Values, Chinese Philosophy, Human Civilization, Modern World, Korea and Japan
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Muhammad Wazir, Wang Lei, Confucius and Chinese Philosophical Impact on Modern Korea and Japan, Social Sciences. Vol. 8, No. 6, 2019, pp. 299-302. doi: 10.11648/
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