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Confucius [eVideo - Films on Demand] : Words of Wisdom

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2010], ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Confucius's name is synonymous with ageless wisdom. This episode of Biography explores the life and legacy of the ancient sage whose timeless message remains deeply influential to this day, in China and around the world. Leading scholars explain why his message of "five virtues" was not always accepted by the leaders of his time, and an interview with a direct descendant provides a personal glimpse into the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
A&E Television Networks, LLC, 1998.
Named Person: Confucius.; Confucius.
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.
OCLC Number: 1022262359
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on December 10, 2010.
Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Target Audience: 10 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (44 min.) : sd., col.
Contents: Introduction to Confucius (2:05) --
Stories of Confucius's Birth (3:38) --
Becoming Confucius (2:50) --
Confucius's Appetite for Knowledge (2:50) --
Grief to Wisdom (3:13) --
Fate Smiles on Confucius (2:27) --
Confucius Becomes an Activist for Education (2:20) --
Confucius's "Superior Man" (2:00) --
Confucius Becomes Governor of Lu (2:06) --
Confucius's Enlightened Rule (2:02) --
Confucius Leaves Lu (2:01) --
Confucius in Exile (2:15) --
Influenza Theory of Virtue (2:08) --
Warning from Lao Tzu (2:02) --
484 BC: Confucius Returns to Chufu (2:00) --
Confucius Loses his Last Hope (2:52) --
Confucius's Death (2:12) --
Confucius's Legacy (1:46) --
Credits: Confucius: Words of Wisdom (0:49)
Other Titles: Words of Wisdom
Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm))
Responsibility: A&E Television Networks, LLC.

Abstract:

Confucius's name is synonymous with ageless wisdom. This episode of Biography explores the life and legacy of the ancient sage whose timeless message remains deeply influential to this day, in China and around the world. Leading scholars explain why his message of "five virtues" was not always accepted by the leaders of his time, and an interview with a direct descendant provides a personal glimpse into the Confucius legend.

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