Chinese Schools of Thought

Philosophy,Legalism,Taoism,(Daoism) and Buddhism


Religion described for there teachings of a Chinese philosopher. later developed metaphysical and cosmological elements in the Han dynasty.


The philosopher's work is to consider being, and the essence (ousia) of things.
But the characteristic of essences is that they are universal.


used to categorize an intellectual current in the political philosophy of the warring states period, and sometimes similar but less distinguishable activity in the preceding spring and autumn period (771-476 BC).


Taoism (or Daoism) is a philosophical, ethical, and religious tradition of Chinese
origin that emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao (also romanized as Dao).


Buddhism is a nontheistic religion that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known as the Buddha, meaning "the awakened one".
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