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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2019, 2(11); doi: 10.25236/FER.2019.021114.

On the Characteristics of Confucian Moral Education in Pre-Qin Dynasty


Chen Weibin1, Cao Xiaohu2

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Chen Weibin

1 School of Fine Arts, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210023, China
2 School of Public Administration, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210023,China


Confucianism first appeared as an education system. Pre-Qin Confucianism emphasizes the value of human beings, fully affirms the initiative of people in moral pursuit, attaches importance to cultivating people's moral self-discipline, and promotes moral education from the aspects of mind and body cultivation theory and moral practice.


Confucianism; moral education; cultivation; moral practice;

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Chen Weibin, Cao Xiaohu. On the Characteristics of Confucian Moral Education in Pre-Qin Dynasty. Frontiers in Educational Research (2019) Vol. 2 Issue 11: 80-83. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2019.021114.


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