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A movement in religious philosophy derived from Confucianism in China around AD 1000 in response to the ideas of Taoism and Buddhism.
- ‘And while Buddhism and neo-Confucianism dominated the first millennia, Christianity, in its Catholic form, would also reach Korea in the 18th century.’
- ‘These social policies reflected the ideology of neo-Confucianism, which valued social stability and the social morality of ascribed status.’
- ‘Umberto Bresciani's survey is exceptionally lucid on a subject, neo-Confucianism, that isn't always easy to understand.’
- ‘This, much like neo-Confucianism, Communism and Reaganomics, makes sense assuming some utopian Middle-Earth fantasy-land, but it falls hard on its face in the harsh light of reality.’
- ‘Aside from viewing it as symptomatic of an institutional failure, we can parallel Ermo's return with the resurgence of neo-Confucianism.’
- ‘The groups included had emerged from all of the world's major religions: Christianity, Judaism, Islam (both Sunni and Shi'ite), Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and neo-Confucianism.’
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