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The Spirits and Contemporary Value of Confucianism

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DOI: 10.23977/jsoce.2023.051124 | Downloads: 22 | Views: 373


Yang Zhichao 1


1 School of Philosophy, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

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Yang Zhichao


Confucius sublimated the collective historical memory into the overall consciousness of the history of civilization. In this sense, Confucianism and China have mutual stipulation. Today how to draw Chinese wisdom from the excellent traditional Chinese culture and provide spiritual resources and value significance for contemporary society is the issue we are facing. This paper will elaborate from four aspects: the necessity of carrying forward Confucianism, the spirits of Confucianism, the contemporary transformation of Confucianism and how to combine Confucianism with the basic principles of Marxism.


Confucianism, spiritual cultivation, moral subjectivity, Marxism


Yang Zhichao, The Spirits and Contemporary Value of Confucianism. Journal of Sociology and Ethnology (2023) Vol. 5: 182-186. DOI:


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