The founder of Confucianism was Confucius (551-479 B.C.) a chinese teacher.
Confucius was a political reformer, but his social doctrine was conservative and based on tradition. His literary work was linked to his work as a historian: he selected, interpreted and edited writings from the time of the Western Chou (11th century to 771 BC), chronicled Lu, the Ch’un CH’iu, the Annals of the Spring and Autumn.
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