Confucius' Thoughts on the Relationship Between Morality and Politics


  • Dr. Vo Van Dung


Relationship; morality and politics; Confucius; Confucianism


Confucius is the founder of the Confucian school with many prominent and influential ideas not only in China but also in neighboring countries. In this article, we will focus on clarifying Confucius's thoughts on the relationship between morality and politics through a number of issues such as: unity; interweaving; complementarity and harmony. In order to clarify the relationship between morality and politics through the above relationships, the article will explore the Rectification of Names of Confucius, the ideology of governing the country by morality of the authorities through the fundamental relationships. On the basis of stating the points of view, the article also discusses these views from a philosophical point of view