The Education Philosophy of Confucius and Its Implications for the Philosophical Innovation of Education in Vietnam Nowadays




Confucius, education, philosophy, innovation, Vietnam


In the history of human thought, Confucius’ thought is prominent in Chinese philosophy. The value of Confucius’ philosophical thought has transcended space and time and influenced the social life of China, Vietnam, and the world. In general, Confucius thought in particular and Confucian ideas became the ideology of the feudal class during its development through feudal dynasties in China and many other Asian countries, including Vietnam. The report describes the educational philosophy of Confucius. The article clarifies the limitations and existing values in the educational innovation of Vietnam today. The paper uses dialectical materialism methodology and synthesis, analysis, and comparison methods to explain the system of views on education, educational objects, educational program content, and educational plans to educate people in socio-political and moral ways to stabilize society. The article also clarifies Confucius’s thoughts as the man who laid the foundation for the development of Confucianism in Chinese history.


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XUAN BUI, D., & THI PHAM, K. (2022). The Education Philosophy of Confucius and Its Implications for the Philosophical Innovation of Education in Vietnam Nowadays. WISDOM, 4(3), 205–219.