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New “Traditional Culture” Textbooks in China

China Daily reports: “A series of textbooks featuring gems of traditional Chinese culture, including Analects of Confucius and The Art of War, will be used by primary and middle school students across China, reported Beijing Daily. The new textbooks, compiled by China Center of Traditional Culture, aim to cultivate youngsters’ values and characters by teaching them Confucian classics, poems, Chinese medicine and the like….”

See: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-01/07/content_19262804.htm

January 8th, 2015 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Contemporary Confucianism | one comment

One Response to New “Traditional Culture” Textbooks in China

  1. Preserving the rich literary legacy of China by having primary and middle school students read the classic books such as The Art of War and the Analects of Confucious is a good move on the part of the Chinese Government.

    In today’s modern society, it is important to preserve ancient wisdom which has been passed down for more than hundreds ( or even thousands ) of years.

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