Korean philosophy
Korean philosophy focused on a totality of world view. The emotional content of Shamanism, and the unpredictable, and some aspects of Neo-Confucianism were integrated into it. Traditional Korean thoug...
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Korean Confucianism
Korean Confucianism is the form of Confucianism that emerged and developed in Korea. One of the most substantial influences in Korean intellectual history was the introduction of Confucian thought as ...
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Juche
Juche (sometimes spelled Chuch'e; Chosŏn'gŭl: 주체; hancha: 主體; [tɕutɕʰe]), usually translated as "self-reliance", sometimes referred to as Kimilsungism, is a political thesis formed by the ...
Bulssi Japbyeon
The Bulssi Japbyeon (roughly translated as 'Buddha's Nonsense') is a late 14th century Korean Neo-Confucian polemical critique of Buddhism by Jeong Dojeon. In this work he carried out his most compreh...
Seongcheol
Seongcheol (April 6, 1912 – November 4, 1993) is the dharma name of a Korean Seon (Zen) Master. He was a key figure in modern Korean Buddhism, being responsible for significant changes to it fro...
Song Siyeol
Song Si-yeol (Korean: 송시열, Hanja: 宋時烈, 30 December 1607 - 19 July 1689), also known by his pennames U-am (우암) and U-jae (우재) or by the honorific Songja (Korean: 송자, Hanja: 宋子), was a Joseon st...
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Education in the Joseon Dynasty
Education in the Joseon Dynasty of Korea was largely aimed at preparing students for government service. The ultimate goal of most students was successful passage of the state examinations, known as ...
Park Gyu-su
Park Gyu-su (박규수, 朴珪壽, 1807–1877) was a scholar-bureaucrat, a teacher, a politician and a diplomat of Joseon Dynasty Korea. He was known as a pioneer of the enlightenment group. Park Gyu-su was ...
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Jo Gwang-jo
Jo Gwang-jo (Hangul:조광조, 23 August 1482 – 10 January 1520), also often called by his pen name Jeong-am(정암), was Korean Neo-Confucian scholar who pursued radical reforms during the reign of King Jungj...
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Maoism
Mao Zedong Thought (simplified Chinese: 毛泽东思想; traditional Chinese: 毛澤東思想; pinyin: Máo Zédōng Sīxiǎng) is a political theory which is derived from the teachings of the Chinese political le...
Pak Je-ga
Pak Je-ga (Hangul: 박제가; hanja: 朴齊家; 1750–1815) was a scholar of school of Practical learning (Silhak) in the late Joseon Dynasty. He was a student of Park Ji-won.
Pak Je Ga was a...
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Sojunghwa
Sojunghwa (Hangul: 소중화; hanja: 小中華) means "Small China" or "Little Sinocentrism" in Korean language.Like Sinocentrism, which is the belief that China is the center of the civilization of t...
Sungkyunkwan
Sungkyunkwan, also called Taehak (태학, 太學), was the foremost education institution in Korea during the late Goryeo and Joseon Dynasties. It is located in its original location at the bottom of the Seou...
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Marxism
Marxism is a worldview and method of societal analysis that focuses on class relations and societal conflict, that uses a materialist interpretation of historical development, and a dialectical view o...
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Taoism in Korea
Taoism was introduced to Korea from China during the Three Kingdoms period, and remains as a minor but significant element of Korean thought. Although Taoism did not dominate over Buddhism or Confucia...
Gyorin
Gyorin (lit. "neighborly relations") was a neo-Confucian term developed in Joseon Korea. The term was intended to identify and characterize a diplomatic policy which establishes and maintains amicabl...
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Treason Case of 1589
The rebellion of Jeong Yeo-rip in 1589, known in Korean as the Gichuk oksa (기축옥사, 己丑獄事), was one of the bloodiest political purges in Korea's Joseon Dynasty. Its scale was greater than all four of th...
Kwon Geun
Gwon Geun (1352–1409) was a Korean Neo-Confucian scholar at the dawn of the Joseon Dynasty, and a student of Yi Saek. He was one of the first Neo-Confucian scholars of the Joseon dynasty, and had a la...
Yi Eonjeok
Yi Eon-jeok (1491–1553), sometimes known by his pen name Hoejae, was a public official and intellectual of the middle Joseon Dynasty of Korea. He was born and died in Gyeongju, then the capital of Gye...
Seonggyungwan Munmyo
Munmyo (more specifically Seoul Munmyo or Sung Kyun Kwan Munmyo) is Korea's primary Confucian shrine ("munmyo" is also the general Korean term for "Confucian shrine"). Also, Munmyo Bae-hyang (문묘배향, ...
Sarim
The Sarim (sometimes Saarim), or "forest of scholars," was a powerful faction of literati that dominated Middle and Late Joseon politics in Korea.
The philosophical lineage of the Sarim scholars o...
List of seowon
This is a partial list of seowon. The seowon were Korean Confucian institutions which combined the roles of Confucian shrine and academy. The seowon here are listed according to the province in whic...
List of seowon - Wikipedia
Sadaejuui
Sadaejuui (lit. "serving-the-Great-ism," Hangul: 사대주의, Chinese: 事大主義, Chinese: 事大主义) is a largely pejorative Korean term which evolved in the mid-20th century from a more widely used historic...
Sadae
Sadae (lit. "serving-the-Great," Hangul: 사대 Hanja: 事大) is a neutral, non-pejorative Korean term which is used in pre-modern contexts. The term is used as a descriptive label for bilateral foreign rel...
Korean literati purges
The term "Literati purges" is a translation of Korean term 'sahwa' (사화 士禍) by Edward W. Wagner, Harvard professor of Korean history. Sahwa literally means "seonbi's calamity" and refers to a series o...
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Seo Gyeong-deok
Seo Gyeong-deok (1489–1546) was a Korean Neo-Confucianist philosopher during the Joseon Dynasty.
Seowon
Seowon (Hangul: 서원; hanja: 書院) were the most common educational institution of Korea during the mid- to late Joseon Dynasty. They were private institutions, and combined the functions of a...
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Stalinism
Stalinism is the means of governing and related policies implemented by Joseph Stalin. Stalinist policies in the Soviet Union included: state terror, rapid industrialization, the theory of socialism i...
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Prince Yangnyeong
Grand Prince Yangnyeong (Hangul: 양녕대군, Hanja: 讓寧大君, 1394–1462) was a Joseon Dynasty politician and prince. The Grand Prince, first-born son of King Taejong of the Joseon Dynasty and his consort Queen ...