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A Comparison of the Paintings of Bada...

This essay compares the paintings of two great Chinese artists, Bada Shanren and Shitao. Several pieces of artwork are analyzed as the author posits the context of the paintings. He discusses the distinct life experiences and attitudes of the two artists, which are reflected in their contrasting artistic styles.

A Comparison of the Paintings of Bada Shanren and Shitao of the Qing Dynasty
posted on: Oct 2, 2016 | author: Inscribe Editor

Comments on Wu Yu’s Critique of...

This essay focuses on refining the understanding of Confucian filial piety. It aims to clarify some misinterpretations of filial piety by critically analyzing and evaluating Wu Yu’s Shuo Xiao (說孝), which attacked Confucianism in the 20th century. Five themes related to filial piety, including restriction of freedom / authoritarianism, the three-year funeral ritual, the supporting obligation toward parents, the succession of offspring or incense, and conflict with loyalty, are discussed and exemplified in this essay.

Comments on Wu Yu’s Critique of the Confucian Teaching of Filial Piety and Conflicts within Filial Piety
posted on: Oct 2, 2016 | author: Inscribe Editor