The Evolution and Adjustment of Chinese Traditional Core Values

Dan Lin, Gaohua Chen
2019 Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social Science, Public Health and Education (SSPHE 2018)   unpublished
The inheriting of Chinese civilization is coming down in one continuous line, Chinese traditional culture is a integration from the Pre-Qin Period to early Qing dynasties, and the core values including "theory that man is an integral part of nature", "patriotism", "people oriented" and "unity of knowledge and action", which leads to profound Chinese culture. From the First Opium War to establishment of China, western culture spread in gradually, Chinese and Western cultures agitating and
more » ... when Chinese traditional culture reached into the transition period and finally came into "Conflict-Reaction" modern cultural form, and the core values including "humanistic pragmatism", "people oriented" and "allembracing". By the establishment of China, modern Chinese culture tends to absorb world view, so that "world spirit", "theory that man is an integral part of nature" and "plural complementation" are added into the core values. The Unified consensus of modern society is based on social system and individual code of conduct, so that the tendency of Chinese culture which containing principle of equality will not only maintain in the level of survival but also opening for a higher level and being reflected by ethical norms.
doi:10.2991/ssphe-18.2019.79 fatcat:45qi35nhrja7blweaaoq2qw4qm