Cheng-Zhu school


Cheng-Zhu school

The Cheng-Zhu school, known in Chinese as Chéngzhūlĭxué 程朱理学, is one of the major philosophical schools of Neo-Confucianism, based on the ideas of the Neo-Confucian philosophers Cheng Yi, Cheng Hao, and Zhu Xi.


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  • Cheng-Zhu school — or Ch eng Chu school Chinese school of Neo Confucianism. Its leading philosophers were Cheng Yi (see Cheng Hao and Cheng Yi) and Zhu Xi, for whom the school is named. Cheng Yi taught that to understand li (basic truths), one should investigate… …   Universalium

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  • Cheng — (as used in expressions) Cheng hsien Cheng chou Cheng Hao and Cheng Yi Cheng Zhu school Tan Cheng Lock Wen Cheng ming Chang Chü cheng Cheng Ch eng kung Cheng Ho * * * …   Universalium

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  • Cheng Yi — ▪ Chinese philosopher Wade Giles romanization  Ch eng I  born 1033, Henan province, China died 1107, Henan       Chinese philosopher who influenced the development of the rationalist school of Neo Confucianism. His statement “Principle is one but …   Universalium

  • Zhu Xi — Zhū​ Xī​ Zhu Xi Full name Zhū​ Xī​ Other names Courtesy Title (字): 元晦 Yuán Huì Alias (号): 晦庵 Huì Àn Born October 18, 1130(1130 10 18) …   Wikipedia

  • Zhu Xi — /jyuu shee /, Pinyin. See Chu Hsi. * * * or Chu Hsi born Oct. 18, 1130, Yu hsi, Fukien province, China died April 23, 1200, China Chinese philosopher and proponent of Neo Confucianism. The son of a minor government official, he was educated in… …   Universalium

  • Cheng Yu (musician) — This article is about the Chinese musician, Cheng Yu. For the historical figure, 程昱, see Cheng Yu. Cheng Yu (musician) Chinese 程玉 …   Wikipedia

  • Cheng Hao and Cheng Yi — or Ch eng Hao and Ch eng I born 1032, Henan, China died 1085, Henan born 1033, Henan died 1107, Henan Brothers who developed Neo Confucianism into an organized philosophical school. Cheng Hao studied Buddhism, Daoism, and then Confucianism. He… …   Universalium

  • Ch'eng-Chu school — /cheng jooh /, Philos. See School of Law. Also, Cheng Zhu school. * * * …   Universalium


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