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date: 16 September 2019

Confucius Kǒngzǐ 孔子 551–479 bce—Spring and Autumn period thinker Alternate names: Kǒng Qiū 孔丘; courtesy name: Zhòng Ní 仲尼; official title: Kǒngzǐ 孔子 (Master Kong) or Kǒngfūzǐ 孔夫子 (Reverend Master Kong) 

Source:
The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography
Author(s):
Jeffrey L. RicheyJeffrey L. RICHEY

SummaryConfucius was an early philosopher whose considerable influence on intellectual and social history has extended well beyond the boundaries ...

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