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International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology, 2021, 3(5); doi: 10.25236/IJFS.2021.030504.

Practice Morality with Etiquette: The New Path of Ideological and Political Education in Colleges and Universities from the Perspective of Ritual Education of Pre-qin Confucian Thinkers


Ning Fang

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Ning Fang

School of Continuing Education, Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, Nanjing, China


The study of rites is an important part of Chinese traditional culture, which has been studied by countless sages for thousands of years. As one of cores of the pre-Qin Confucian ritual thought system, the thought of Ritual education has important research value. “School is an important position for the construction of civil morality. We should fully implement the party’s education policy, adhere to the socialist direction of running schools and the principle of educating people first and moral education first, take ideological and moral education as the core quality of students and incorporate it into the academic quality standard, and build an education system of comprehensive cultivation of morality, intelligence, physical education, beauty and labor.”[1] In the current ideological and political education in colleges and universities, if the pre-Qin Confucian thought of Ritual education can be reasonably absorbed and integrated with the actual situation of the current university campus, then we can enrich the connotation of moral education, embody the content and requirements of moral education in the discipline education, in the construction of discipline system, teaching system, teaching material system and management system. Consequently, the process of imparting knowledge is performed with moral education, and college students can better form a sound outlook on the world, life and values, and recognize the profound connotation of socialist core values.


Confucianism, Ritual Education, Ideological and Political Education

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Ning Fang. Practice Morality with Etiquette: The New Path of Ideological and Political Education in Colleges and Universities from the Perspective of Ritual Education of Pre-qin Confucian Thinkers. International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology (2021), Vol. 3, Issue 5: 23-30. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFS.2021.030504.


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