Articles 1 - 1 of 1
Full-Text Articles in Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Ethnicity in Communication
On Confucius’S Ideology Of Aesthetic Order, Li Wang
Cultural Encounters, Conflicts, and Resolutions
Advocating order, order for all things, and taking order as beauty is the core element of Confucius’s aesthetic ideology. Confucius’s thought of aesthetic order is different from others of the “hundred schools of thoughts” in the pre-Qin period, and is also diverse from the Western value of aesthetic order. Confucius’s thought of aesthetic order has its own unique value system, which has become the mainstream value of aesthetic order in the Chinese society for 2000 years until today, after being integrated with the Chinese feudal imperial system in early Han Dynasty. This paper illustrates Confucius’s ideology ...