Learn more about the philosopher Confucius and the Confucian system of beliefs. Read essential texts associated with this philosophy, listen to a podcast discussing Confucianism in China, and take a quiz to test your knowledge. Included is an eThemes resource on China.
Learn more about the life of Confucius and the types of philosophies he developed still in effect today.
Learn about the details of Confucianism, historical information about Confucius, and the connections of Chinese culture to this philosophy. NOTE: This site includes a user comment field.
Confucius - Kongfuzi
This site includes information about Confucius along with Chinese characters, which show names and terms associated with Confucianism.
Learn more about the Confucian philosophy. At the bottom of the page click on "Next" to keep reading. A quiz is also available to check your comprehension of Confucianism beliefs.
Confucianism and Traditional Chinese Beliefs
Read several texts attributed to being written by Confucius, which are essential to Confucianism followers. Also included are other sacred Chinese writings. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Confucianism and Culture
On this site learn more about the essential texts and core concepts of Confucianism. Also read about the development of this philosophy and the debate about it being defined as a religion.
Basics of Confucianism
This site provides an overview of the life of Confucius and the basic beliefs of Confucianism.
Encyclopedia Britannica: Confucianism
Read this detailed encyclopedia entry about Confucius and the spiritual and political connections of Confucianism. NOTE: This site includes banner and pop-up ads.
Learn more about Confucius the philosopher, the Confucianism doctrine, and the historical development of this Asian philosophy.
Confucius and Socrates Teaching Wisdom
Scroll through the links to explore different sections of this e-book, which detail the connections between Confucius and Socrates. Information includes the teachings and influence of Confucius.
Religious Tolerance: Confucianism
Several topics about Confucianism are addressed on this site: its history and symbols, beliefs and teaching, and practices and sacred texts. NOTE: This site includes banner and pop-up ads.
PBS: China's History and Culture
Read about the history and culture of China and how Confucianism is incorporated into educational practice.
This 45 minute podcast features experts discussing Confucius and the impact of Confucianism in China. NOTE: Real Player is needed to listen to this podcast.
Quia: Confucianism & Daoism Quiz
This 10-question quiz tests your knowledge about Confucianism and Daoism.
eThemes Resource: Country: China
Learn about China's geography, language, culture, food, and history. Take a virtual tour of the Great Wall or view numerous photographs of Chinese people and places. Try writing Chinese characters or listen to audio files of Chinese word pronunciations. Includes many craft and classroom activities, plus interactive quizzes. There are sites for students of all ages. Includes eThemes resources on ancient civilizations of China and panda bears.