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Zhu Xi

Zhu Xi (1130-1200) was a Song Dynasty (960-1279) Confucian scholar who became one of the most significant Neo-Confucians in China. He taught at the famous White Deer Grotto Academy for some time. During the Song Dynasty, Zhu Xi’s teachings were considered to the orthodoxy. Zhu Xi and his fellow scholars added two additional Chinese classic [...]

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Ancient Chinese School

Ever since ancient times, schools have been the primary means of cultivating talents though not being the only form of education. What sort of talents can be trained by schools depends on the nature and type of school and its purpose, content as well as the method of education, in addition to the coordination of [...]

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White Deer Cave Academy

White Deer Cave Academy is located in southern foot of Lushan Wu Laofeng, Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province. The place was where Li Bo (AD 773-831), once governor of Jiangzhou (traditional name of Jiujiang) in the Tang Dynasty, lived and read and studied together with his brother as a hermit. It is said that Li kept [...]

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