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The Yan Fu enlightenment Thoughts

Author WangZhanDong
Tutor QianJianXing
School Fudan University
Course Marxism in China
Keywords Yan Fu Enlighten Theory of evolution Science Democracy Free
CLC B256
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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Yan Fu Thought the Modern Enlightenment thought , in the context of Western learning Dongjin , conditions are very serious national crisis and social crisis . Due to the deepening crisis since the Opium War , especially the failure of the Qing Dynasty in the Sino-Japanese Sino-Japanese War , prompting more Chinese people awakening. They recognize only from artifacts level learning from the West is shallow enough to learn from the West in the system and the value of the deeper level , Yan Fu which a representative . Patriotic ideology and the resulting strong sense of responsibility , he Kanemichi the secondary and Occidental wide theoretical vision , to people system introduces the theory of evolution worldview , as well as science , democracy and freedom of thought , give people great enlightenment . The Yan Fu publicity the Enlightenment critique of the traditional Chinese culture . These ideas from the West, but for the purpose of service Self- salvation , added Yan Fu 's own transformation . Although today has entered the 21st century , but the value of the Enlightenment on the current political reform and social development in China still has an important meaning of inspiration and reference .

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