Confucius – The Meaning of Ethics in the Face of Crisis

Confucius has left a remarkable influence on Eastern civilisation in a similar way to Plato in the West.

His teachings continue to inspire 2,500 years after his death.

For him, the happiness of human beings is rooted in our experience of unity, thus he gave great significance to our relationships with others and Nature.

In what way is his concept of an ethical individual, Junzi, relevant for our modern times? How can individual responsibility, honesty, social solidarity and human dignity helps us face the crisis of today?