Understanding China's System: The Cardinal Virtues: Ethics and Governance in The Chinese System

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Chapter One From Filial to Universal Love
Li Mi, an Epitome of Loyalty and Filial Piety
Emperor Kangxi: An Exemplar in Practicing Filial Piety
Chapter Two When Everyone Honors Brotherhood, All Within the Four Seas Are Brothers
Duke of Zhou Prays for His Older Brother's Safety
King Mu Travels to the Western Regions and Cultivates Brotherhood in a Foreign Land
Chapter Three Upholding Righteousness and Impartiality for the State and the People
Fu Xie Benefits the People by Manifesting Loyalty
Zheng Xie Displays Loyalty and Loves the People
Chapter Four Integrity as the Utmost Virtue Is More Precious Than Gold
Meng Xin's Integrity Finally Pays Off Shang Yang Gains Credibility by Rewarding People for Moving a Log
Duke Wen of Jin Keeps His Promise and Retreats to Give Way
Chapter Five Propriety Is Critical for Personal Development, National Governance and Stability
The Hongxi Emperor Values Filial Piety and Attends to Ritual Utensils in Person
Duke Zhao Knows the Exterior of Propriety Instead of Its Essence
Chapter Six Righteousness as the Essential Quality of Great Men
Yanzi, a Righteous Man, Did Not Abandon His Wife After Achieving Success and Winning Recognition
Fan Zhongyan's Righteousness Benefits Later Generations
Unyielding Wen Tianxiang Dies for Righteousness
Chapter Seven Integrity as the Foundation of Good Governance
Integrity Being the Foremost Criterion in Mao Jie's Selection of Officials
Thrift and Integrity Underpinning the Prosperous Zhenguan Period of the Tang Dynasty
Chapter Eight Moral Virtues Are Critical for Individual Conduct and National Glory
With a Sense of Shame, Lian Po Carries Brambles on His Bare Back to Ask for Punishment
Goujian Tastes the Gallbladder to Remind Himself of National Humiliation
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Understanding China's System: The Cardinal Virtues: Ethics and Governance in The Chinese System