• WordNet 3.6
    • n Confucius Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC)
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  • Pearl S. Buck
    “Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of the earth and the life upon it, that I cannot think of heaven and the angels.”


In literature:

Our religion, founded in the faith of Confucius, seems satisfying to us.
"As A Chinaman Saw Us" by Anonymous
Confucius relates that during the reign of the Emperor Yew-Wang an eclipse took place.
"The Story of Eclipses" by George Chambers
CONFUCIUS, on the breeding of rabbits in China, i.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
Even Confucius no longer looks backward.
"Where Half The World Is Waking Up" by Clarence Poe
He took up too much room, and talk too smart, so that Confucius cannot get in.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 38, No. 06, June, 1884" by Various
These are connected with the name of Confucius, who collected or edited them, and himself wrote one of them.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
Confucius, doctrine, 122, sq.
"The Religious Sentiment" by Daniel G. Brinton
Confucius had said that heaven was principle.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
With the reign of Yao the historical work of Confucius begins.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 12 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Thus was Confucius ushered into the world.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane

In news:

From Confucius to Chopin .
The leader of the House of the Nation should be a direct descendant of Confucius .
MU Confucius Institute in state of confusion.
WKU's Confucius Institute hosted its annual Spring Festival this evening on the University's campus.
Beijing professor and descendant of Confucius provokes anger by insulting Hong Kongers.
China Says No Talking Tibet as Confucius Funds US Universities.
Beijing's Confucius statue mysteriously removed.
BEIJING (AP) — The mysterious removal of a statue of Confucius opposite Beijing's Tiananmen Square has left many Chinese looking for an explanation.
Chinese Dishes Praised by Confucius Himself.
State Department Directive Could Disrupt Teaching Activities of Campus-Based Confucius Institutes.
The principles of Confucius, Sartre and Freud.
Confucius wrote that we must often adjust in order to be "constant in happiness or wisdom".
Confucius Plaza tenants had to be 'stair masters.
You say Confucius, I say Zen.
Today, the Chinese Communist Party approves a film about Confucius starring the handsome leading man Chow Yun-Fat.

In science:

Confucius and its intelligent disciples: Integrating social with search.
Random-walk domination in large graphs: problem definitions and fast solutions