Confucius Biography


Subjects: Ethics & Communities, History
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: Biography Channel

Confucius Biography

Full episode of Biography reveals how Confucius saw public service as the natural consequence of education and sought to revitalize Chinese social institutions, including the family, school, community, state, and kingdom. He served in government posts, eventually becoming minister of justice in Lu, but his policies attracted little interest. After a 12-year self-imposed exile during which his circle of students expanded, he returned to Lu at age 67 to teach and write.

Confucius Biography

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