1,000 Characters of Happiness
The 1,000 Characters of Happiness are Chinese logographic images rendered in traditional caligraphy. They are on display...
61 – The Hundred Schools of Thought: Confucianism, Daoism, Legalism, Moism & Sun Tzu
How many philosophers can we cover in one episode? 100? Ah…well no, but six is pretty good!
China is a country in East Asia whose culture is considered the oldest, still extant, in the world. The name `China&rsquo...
BBC - Languages - Real Chinese - Mini-guides - Pinyin
What is pinyin? Pinyin is the most widely-used system of writing Mandarin Chinese that uses the Latin alphabet. It...
Chinese literature is some of the most imaginative and interesting in the world. The precision of the language results...
Commentaries of the Analects of Confucius
A copy of Zhu Xi's commentary on the 'Analects' of Confucius, printed during the Ming dynasty.
The philosopher Confucius (or Kongzi, c. 551 to c. 479 BCE) is the recognized founder of Confucianism, also referred...
A statue of Confucius, located in Hunan, China on the shore of the Dongting Lake. No contemporary physical likeness exists...
Confucius (or Kongzi) was a Chinese philosopher who lived in the 6th century BCE and whose thoughts, expressed in the philosophy...
Confucius by Wu Daozi
No contemporary portrait of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (c. 551 to c. 479 BCE) survives but the most popular print...