THE ROLE OF CONFUCIANISM AND LEGALISM IN FORMATION OF LEGAL AND SOCIAL STATUS OF MERCHANTRY IN TRADITIONAL CHINA

List of sections: 
History of philosophy
Mounth / Year: 
2014, February
Issue of the journal: 
2
Pages: 
30-33
Type of the article: 
Scientific article
Code: 
UDC 1(091); 34. 342.542.8
Abstract: 

The article is devoted to origins of formation of the legal and social status of merchants in traditional China. The author notes that the refusal of Confucianism and Legalism from the orthodox view on merchantry, as a socially dangerous element, played an important role in strengthening the cultural unity and political stability of the Chinese empire.

Keywords: 
traditional China, Confucianism, Legalism, legal status, merchants’
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