Interpreting Confucius: Fingarette’s, Confucius, The Secular As Sacred
What is Fingarette’s argument?
Why is Confucius relevant today?
How are the secular and sacred integrated in Confucius’ thought? Include in your discussion reference to such concepts as li (rite/ritual), jen/ren (humaneness), te/de (moral virture), and tao/dao (the Way), etc., emphasizing Confucius’ understanding of these key terms.
How does Confucius represent an integrated vision of how to be human?