Learning from the confucians: Learning from the past

Journal of Chinese Philosophy 35 (1):97-119 (2008)
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A distinguishing characteristic of Confucianism is its emphasis on learning (xue), is a key element in moral self cultivation. This paper discusses why learning from the experiences of those in the past is important in Confucian learning.

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